Trucking and Rail Industries Turn State Troopers Into Unwitting Lobbyists

A fight is playing out as Congress prepares to take up renewal of the Highway Trust Fund, which finances billions of dollars in projects for road construction, bridge repair and other infrastructure programs.  While the trucking industry will look for a way to insert language into the highway funding bill that allows bigger trucks, the railroad industry will be fighting to quash such a move.  The fund runs out of money May 31.  Read more here.

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