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2010-11-04 13:43:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announced today the publication of the 2010 Cumulative Supplement to The Railway Labor Act, Second Edition. This treatise and its supplement are published by BNA Books, a division of BNA, in cooperation with the Committee on Railway and Airline Labor Law of the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Labor and Employment Law. (Logo:...

2010-11-02 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) continues the "Know When to Pass" campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of game day drinking across the state with their "Know When to Pass" truck visits to football games across Texas. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101102/DA92542) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101102/DA92542) According to a 2007 study by the University of Texas, football game days are among...

2010-09-17 11:19:00

Language Will Prohibit Airlines from Breaking Contracts, Dumping Pensions on PBGC and Taxpayers WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major victory for organized labor, airline employees and American taxpayers, the House Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law has adopted language of an amendment into H.R. 4766 that will preclude U.S. airlines that are in bankruptcy from abrogating labor agreements and dumping pensions onto the Pension Benefit and Guarantee...

2010-03-16 17:54:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the next several weeks, Texans will have the opportunity to provide suggestions to improve the way their transportation system is planned. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is soliciting comment on revisions to department transportation planning and programming rules in Title 43 of the Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 15. The request will be posted in the Texas Register on March 19. On July 30, 2009, the Texas...

2010-02-04 17:32:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announced today the publication of the 2009 Cumulative Supplement to The Railway Labor Act, Second Edition. This treatise and its supplement are published by BNA Books, a division of BNA, in cooperation with the Committee on Railway and Airline Labor Law of the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Labor and Employment Law. (Logo:...

2010-01-20 12:30:00

Ed Serna tapped to head state's newest agency AUSTIN,Texas, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles Board announced today that it has named Edward Serna executive director of the state's newest agency. Serna brings more than 28 years of experience in government and the private sector to the post. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100120/DC40815 ) "On behalf of the entire board, we are pleased to welcome Ed to the Texas Department of Motor...

2009-12-17 16:19:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Senate Commerce Committee approved S.2889, "The Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2009." ACC President and CEO, Cal Dooley issued the following statement: "Today's action by the Senate Commerce Committee is an important step toward creating a more competitive and viable freight rail system. We thank Chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), committee members and staff for their hard work to address longstanding...

2009-10-30 11:17:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas vehicle owners, motor carrier operators and vehicle dealerships will soon be doing business with a new state agency when the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) begins operations Monday, November 2. The new agency, which will have more than 600 employees, will oversee the state's motor vehicle services, including registering and titling passenger vehicles, granting operating authority to commercial motor carriers, regulating...

2009-08-18 10:35:00

TxDOT's five goals: reduce congestion, enhance safety, expand economic opportunity, improve air quality and increase the value of transportation assets. AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hurricane season has arrived along with a flurry of activity around the State -- government agencies, volunteer groups and private sector partners, all getting ready for the next big storm. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) plays a critical role in storm education, evacuation...

2009-08-03 17:51:00

Social media networks help communicate important transportation-related information AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Texas Department of Transportation doesn't just try to keep traffic flowing, they try to keep information flowing, too. To better inform and engage the public, TxDOT is now using several social media platforms to discuss area highways and projects, statewide programs, and other transportation-related initiatives in Texas. TxDOT joins the chorus of...