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Retailers Call for Freight Policy in Highway Bill

Posted on the 24 May 2012 by Easytracgps @EasyTracGPS

Any new federal surface transportation bill that emerges from the committee of lawmakers that is conferencing on the measure should include provisions establishing a national policy for freight movement, the lobbying group for retail companies said Thursday.

The Washington, D.C.-based National Retail Federal called on lawmakers on the 47-member transportation conference committee to include a 10-point freight policy that adopted in the Senate’s two-year, $109 billion version of the highway bill earlier this year in their potential compromise version.

The policy calls for the federal government to spend $2 billion on improving freight mobility.

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