Tag: Peter DeFazio

Cross Border Proposal could be signed as soon as this week!

Speaking to a group of trucking, logistics and technology industry executives at SMC3’s annual summer conference last Thursday in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Anne S. Ferro said that new cross-border trucking program with Mexico could be in place within two months although she added she doesn’t expect a wave of Mexican

Bi-partisian gang of lawmakers to “DEMAND” end to Mexican cross border proposal

It never ends. Citing bogus concerns over safety, security and cost, a bipartisan gang Congressmen, bought and paid for with Teamster funds is demanding that the federal Department of Transportation cancel plans to re-introduce a cross-border trucking program with Mexico. Taking the lead with a letter on 4/4/2011, Rep. Duncan Hunter (D-CA) along with Rep. Daniel Lipinski,

Comment Spammers hit FMCSA comment section on proposed Cross Border Pilot Program

Anybody been following the comments, or lack of comments over at FMCSA concerning the proposed cross border pilot program with Mexico, that would finally allow the United States to come into compliance with our obligations under NAFTA? For two weeks, comments languished at 50, including supporting documents posted on the site. Today, that jumped to

DeFazio caves on Mexican Truck issue – Could be implemented in 6 months or less

Consider the source before you get all excited, but the right wing moonbattery website WORLD NET DAILY is reporting that Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), a staunch opponent of allowing Mexican trucks access to the United States, has apparently seen the light and knows that further opposition to the inevitable is fruitless.

Mary Peters and others visit border inspection station

After all the hoopla and accompanying scorn and rhetoric by those in Congress paid to oppose the Mexican Demonstration Project, members of a group led by U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary E. Peters visited a commercial vehicle-inspection station in El Paso to observe safety inspections required of all Mexican trucks entering the United States under