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By Jeff Berman · April 4, 2011
Following a recent announcement which called for reducing United States oil imports by one-third in the next decade, President Barack Obama last week rolled out a new energy-focused initiative focusing on trucking in a speech at a UPS facility in Landover, Maryland.
By Jeff Berman · March 31, 2011
In a speech at Georgetown University yesterday, President Barack Obama outlined his plan to reduce the oil imported into the United States by one-third in the next decade.
By Jeff Berman · February 18, 2011
On the heels of President Obama’s recently released proposed fiscal year 2012 budget request, there have been no shortages of opinions regarding the transportation components of the budget, most notably the proposed six-year, $556 billion surface transportation reauthorization proposal.
By Jeff Berman · February 14, 2011
From a supply chain and logistics perspective, the most interesting part of this budget is the proposed six-year, $556 billion surface transportation and reauthorization proposal.
By Jeff Berman · January 26, 2011
Obama stresses the fact that America needs to do a better job than it is doing now, when it comes to transportation infrastructure investment and development
By Jeff Berman · December 6, 2010
The White House announced late last week that the United States and Korea have reached a resolution regarding issues relating to the U.S.-Korea trade agreement. White House officials said that the agreement is an integral part of President Obama’s efforts to increase opportunities for U.S. businesses, farmers, and workers through improved access for their products and services in foreign markets and also supports the Administration’s goal of doubling U.S. exports by 2015.
By Jeff Berman · December 2, 2010
The final version, which was released this week, did not change course on this proposal, with the commission, led by Alan K. Simpson, former Republican Senate leader, and Erskine B. Bowles, White House Chief of Staff under President William Clinton, making the same proposal to fully fund the transportation fund instead of relying on deficit spending.
By Jeff Berman · October 12, 2010
The need to further invest and upgrade United States transportation infrastructure continues to receive a fair amount of attention lately, with President Barack Obama yesterday saying more needs to be done to rebuild America’s infrastructure.
By Jeff Berman · September 7, 2010
President Barack Obama is putting a major emphasis on transportation infrastructure to help get the United States economy back on track.

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