Senate EPW Committee Approves Highway Bill

On May 26, 2021, the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) marked-up and approved the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act. This marks the first official consideration of legislation related to the highway bill reauthorization by this Congress; however, the majority of CMV-related safety issues do not fall under EPW’s jurisdiction and are not included in this portion of the bill.