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October 18, 2013 | Bloomberg
President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill requiring the Transportation Department’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to use a formal rulemaking process if it wishes to require sleep apnea testing for commercial truck drivers.
October 17, 2013 | The City-County Observer
On Tuesday, President Obama signed H.R. 3095, a bill sponsored by Representatives Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-IN) and Daniel Lipinski (D-IL) into law. H.R. 3095 is a bipartisan measure to require due process on a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration guidance and save America’s trucking industry $1 billion dollars. This marks the second bill authored by Bucshon that President Obama has signed into law.
October 16, 2013 | Land Line Magazine
If the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration wants to require expensive sleep testing for truck drivers, the agency will have to go through its formal regulatory process.
October 16, 2013 | 14 WFIE - Evansville
The standoff between Republicans and Democrats over a federal budget and raising the debt ceiling has almost ended.
October 16, 2013 | News 25 WEHT/Local 7 WTVW
Congressman Larry Bucshon explains why he won't vote to approve the shutdown legislation.
October 16, 2013 | WTWO - Terre Haute
Local Congressman Larry Bucshon said he was against a government shutdown from the beginning. Wednesday, He told NBC 2 that the deal the Senate has cut may not be the right approach to solving this problem
October 16, 2013 | Evansville Courier and Press
Rep. Larry Bucshon, who represents Vanderburgh, Gibson, Posey and Warrick counties in Congress, says he will not vote tonight for the budget deal that likely will end the first government shutdown in 17 years. The bipartisan Senate deal, expected to be passed by that body today, will go to the House afterward.
October 16, 2013 | The Trucker
President Barack Obama Tuesday quietly signed into law legislation to ensure any federal standards governing screening, testing, or treatment of individuals operating commercial motor vehicles for sleep disorders would be through a rulemaking instead of guidance, which has previously been the case.
October 16, 2013 | The Hill
President Obama signed a bill requiring that any new or updated rules for truckers with sleep disorders go through the normal rule-making process, the White House announced on Thursday evening. Read more: http://thehill.com/blogs/regwatch/legislation/328779-obama-signs-bill-outlining-process-for-trucking-rules-#ixzz2iP1FjV6p Follow us: @thehill on Twitter | TheHill on Facebook
October 16, 2013 | Spencer Evening World
In the midst of the fifteenth day of a partial federal government shutdown, Indiana Eighth District U.S. Congressman Larry Bucshon (R-Evansville) remained confident Tuesday that a solution to the ongoing debt ceiling and federal funding debate would be agreed upon in the near future.