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Consumer spending in the U.S. grew in May as Americans used gains in income to shore up household finances.

Read more: Consumer Spending and Confidence Climb

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Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), who was elected House GOP leader following the unexpected loss of Rep. Eric Cantor’s (R-Va.) seat, said he wouldn’t support increasing the federal tax as a legislative solution for shoring up a federal highway account that funds highway programs at the state level.

Read more: New House GOP Leader Opposes Gas Tax Increase

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Sens. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) proposed a raise and index of the fuel tax in order to preserve the user pays principle and keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent.

Read more: Bipartisan Fuel Tax Increase Proposal

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Arkansas Trucking Association
PO Box 3476 (72203)
1401 West Capitol Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72201

(501) 372-3462 | Phone
(501) 376-1810 | Fax

Our Mission

  • PROTECT the collective interests of trucking companies in the political and regulatory arenas.
  • PROMOTE the dynamics of trucking so that people have a better understanding of the link between America's primary freight delivery system and the standard of living they enjoy.
  • SERVE our members to help them to grow their business and their profits
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