Saturday, May 26, 2018
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Mississippi speaker: Conservatives should support tax swap

Mississippi speaker: Conservatives should support tax swap

JACKSON, Miss. — A Mississippi legislative leader said Monday that conservatives should back his plan to finance direly needed road and bridge work, arguing that a shift from income to fuel taxes will aid the state.

Pilot Flying J, UrgentCare clinics taking sting out of truck drivers getting to the doctor

Pilot Flying J, UrgentCare clinics taking sting out of truck drivers getting to the doctor

Sometimes it’s so difficult for truck drivers to get seen by a doctor they get in the habit of ignoring their health problems altogether, half hoping their hectic lifestyle doesn’t catch up with them.

Other shoe has dropped regarding ELDs and CSA violations

Other shoe has dropped regarding ELDs and CSA violations

The other shoe has dropped, so to speak, regarding ELDs and CSA violations.

Rhode Island truck tolling delayed until end of May

Rhode Island truck tolling delayed until end of May

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Transportation officials in Rhode Island say the state won't begin its new truck tolls until at least the end of May, a delay that's expected to cost the state an estimated $20 million in lost revenue.

Toll roads face tax, increased traffic challenges in Texas

Toll roads face tax, increased traffic challenges in Texas

HOUSTON — The political tide has turned against toll roads in Texas, imperiling a Tomball interchange project and hamstringing frustrated local officials, while setting an ominous tone for projects to come.

Diesel prices up 6.1 cents a gallon from last week as oil prices slip

Diesel prices up 6.1 cents a gallon from last week as oil prices slip

As so often happens, oil prices were falling Monday as diesel prices were surging — the national average running up 6.1 cents a gallon from last week — the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported.

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