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S.747 Safe and Efficient Transportation Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Apr 06, 2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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    Supporting Organizations

    • International Paper

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    • American Trucking Association

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    • Coalition for Transportation Productivity

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    • Home Depot

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    • Association of American Railroads

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    • Coalition Against Bigger Trucks

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    • Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • House committee to study truck weight reform proposal further ... - February 03, 2012 by CCJ Staff - Michael Michaud (D-Maine) and Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio) as H.R. 763. Identical companion legislation, S. 747, was introduced in the U.S. Senate by Sens. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Herb Kohl (D-Wis.), Susan Collins (R-Maine) ...

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      As noted by CCJ Staff on February 03, 2012, "Michael Michaud (D-Maine) and Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio) as H.R. 763. Identical companion legislation, S. 747, was introduced in the U.S. Senate by Sens. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Herb Kohl (D-Wis.), Susan Collins (R-Maine) ..." (/url?q=http://www.ccjdigital.com/house-committee-to-study-truck-weight-reform-proposal-further/&sa=U&ei=3tgyT-WwPK2BsgLiyMDjBg&ved=0CCsQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNHTn9VtjZOHxW12MnSzeLW4JWackw)
    • House committee to study truck weight reform proposal further ... - February 03, 2012 by CCJ Staff - Michael Michaud (D-Maine) and Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio) as H.R. 763. Identical companion legislation, S. 747, was introduced in the U.S. Senate by Sens. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Herb Kohl (D-Wis.), Susan Collins (R-Maine) ...

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      As noted by CCJ Staff on February 03, 2012, "Michael Michaud (D-Maine) and Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio) as H.R. 763. Identical companion legislation, S. 747, was introduced in the U.S. Senate by Sens. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Herb Kohl (D-Wis.), Susan Collins (R-Maine) ..." (/url?q=http://www.ccjdigital.com/house-committee-to-study-truck-weight-reform-proposal-further/&sa=U&ei=giUwT4L6CKjHsQL01qWGDg&ved=0CCIQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNE_ex3ebMC7vEDuVX32HtCD0Ispbw)
    • House committee to study truck weight reform proposal further ... - February 03, 2012 by CCJ Staff - Identical companion legislation, S. 747, was introduced in the U.S. Senate by Sens. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Herb Kohl (D-Wis.), Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio). “While we are very disappointed in the ...

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      As noted by CCJ Staff on February 03, 2012, "Identical companion legislation, S. 747, was introduced in the U.S. Senate by Sens. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Herb Kohl (D-Wis.), Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio). “While we are very disappointed in the ..." (/url?q=http://www.ccjdigital.com/house-committee-to-study-truck-weight-reform-proposal-further/&sa=U&ei=m4gtT5XlKsTs2QXF7PmODw&ved=0CCIQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNGo12j38ESDNvcDefao3haZJodcFw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Boeing, NTSB probe airport grass fire sparked by 787 jet engine - July 30, 2012 by Los Angeles Times - The GEnx engines first entered service on a cargo-carrying version of Boeing's 747 jumbo jet in October and began flying on the Dreamliner in April. In a statement, the company said "this incident has not happened before" with its GEnx engines.

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      As noted by Los Angeles Times on July 30, 2012, "The GEnx engines first entered service on a cargo-carrying version of Boeing's 747 jumbo jet in October and began flying on the Dreamliner in April. In a statement, the company said "this incident has not happened before" with its GEnx engines." (http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-0731-boeing-dreamliner-engines-20120731,0,6690455.story)
    • Credit Suisse (Eur) Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Glencore International plc - July 30, 2012 by Bloomberg - Credit Suisse (Eur) - Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Glencore International plc RNS Number : 8017I Credit Suisse Securities (Eur) Ltd 30 July 2012    FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)   PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT ...

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      As noted by Bloomberg on July 30, 2012, "Credit Suisse (Eur) - Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Glencore International plc RNS Number : 8017I Credit Suisse Securities (Eur) Ltd 30 July 2012    FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)   PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT ..." (http://www.bloomberg.com/article/2012-07-30/aj_6buiafZN8.html)
    • New enclosure to reduce aircraft noise - July 29, 2012 by Dearborn Press & Guide - DTW's new GRE occupies nearly 90,000-square feet and rises 42-feet high, allowing it to accommodate aircraft as large as Boeing's 747-8. Most aircraft types that will use the GRE will be able to turn around inside the facility while operating ...

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      As noted by Dearborn Press & Guide on July 29, 2012, "DTW's new GRE occupies nearly 90,000-square feet and rises 42-feet high, allowing it to accommodate aircraft as large as Boeing's 747-8. Most aircraft types that will use the GRE will be able to turn around inside the facility while operating ..." (http://www.pressandguide.com/articles/2012/07/29/news/doc501281252e210206197717.txt)
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