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One of the Transportation Intermediaries Association's (TIA) core activities is to serve as the voice of TIA Members and the 3PL industry before Congress and federal regulators and agencies.

TIA's dedicated Government Affairs team works diligently to educate, inform, and guide Members of Congress and their staff on a range of issues, regulations, topics, and themes important to our members and the industry as a whole. 

TIA's Government Affairs team also works closely with federal regulators, including the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), as well as with industry groups such as the American Truckers Association (ATA) to collectively find common-sense solutions to issues facing the transportation industry.

QUESTIONS? To learn more about TIA's advocacy and government affairs efforts or join one of our policy committees - please contact advocacy@tianet.org.

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This TIA On The Hill newsletter provides TIA Members with a weekly update on the happenings on Capitol Hill and in the Biden-Harris Administration. The newsletter will explain how TIA is advocating for you on various legislative and regulatory issues.

If there are specific issues that you would like to see addressed in this newsletter, please contact advocacy@tianet.org.

NEWS & UPDATES:

TIA & OOIDA Send Letter to CVSA
By NHUMPHREY | March 24, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) and the Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association (OOIDA) sent a letter to the Commercial Vehicle Saftey Alliance (CVSA) asking them to […]

FMCSA grants waiver to CDL and CLP holders
By NHUMPHREY | March 24, 2020

FMCSA has granted a waiver to CDL and CLP holders who have experienced issues with obtaining access to DMV offices and to medical examiners, many of whom are refusing to […]

TIA Daily COVID-19 Update – March 24th (Morning Edition)
By NHUMPHREY | March 24, 2020

As TIA continues to monitor the situation surrounding COVID-19 and it’s impact on the 3PL and transportation industries, here is your Morning Update for March 24. As a reminder, you […]

TIA DAILY COVID-19 UPDATE – MARCH 23TH (AFTERNOON EDITION)
By NHUMPHREY | March 24, 2020

As TIA continues to monitor the situation surrounding COVID-19 and it’s impact on the 3PL and transportation industries, here is your morning update for March 23: MARCH ECONOMIC FORECAST: Noël […]

TIA Daily COVID-19 Update – March 20th (Afternoon Edition)
By MEVANS | March 20, 2020

We understand that Pennsylvania has re-opened the turnpike rest areas. This is American business leading the way through this crisis! As reported earlier today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security […]

TIA Issues Update on “Essential” & “Life-Sustaining” Business Designations in Response to COVID-19
By MEVANS | March 20, 2020

TIA has been working tirelessly over the last few days to review, analyze and disseminate the latest information and guidance in response to the rapidly evolving developments related to the […]

Let Your Members of Congress Know of the Important Role 3PLs Are Playing During the COVID-19 Pandemic
By MEVANS | March 19, 2020

We Need Your Help. As tighter restrictions are certainly on the horizon with the coronavirus disease (COVD-19) continuing to spread throughout the nation. TIA wants to ensure that our members […]

COVID-19 Update from TIA President & CEO
By MEVANS | March 16, 2020

A couple of updates this afternoon… First, the Mayor of Austin called late Friday afternoon to let me know that the TIA Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition would not be […]

TIA Issues COVID-19 Guidance for Shippers, Receivers & Truck Drivers
By MEVANS | March 13, 2020

As you are aware, on March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) a global pandemic. This is the first time the WHO has […]

Off to the Races: Top 5 House Races
By NHUMPHREY | March 13, 2020

There are less than 240 days until the 2020 Presidential Election and while it is becoming clearer who the Democratic challenger to President Trump might be whether it be Senator […]

COVID-19 Update from TIA President & CEO
By MEVANS | March 12, 2020

Like you, we are all trying to figure out the COVID-19 situation on what seems to be an hour-by-hour basis. We also know you have concerns about the upcoming TIA […]

Congressional Hearing Weighs Freight Transportation Needs
By MEVANS | December 10, 2019

As Congress continues putting together the next surface reauthorization, the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit held a hearing last Thursday on the needs of the freight transportation industry. Representatives […]

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