Statement of Ellen Voie, President of Women In Trucking, Regarding House Passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Nov 7, 2021 6:00:00 AM

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Plover, WI (November 7, 2021) – Ellen Voie, the President and CEO of the Women In Trucking Association (WIT), released the following statement regarding the passage of the bipartisan infrastructure bill that passed the House of Representatives:

“Women In Trucking is ecstatic and grateful for the bipartisan effort that culminated in the passage of an infrastructure bill that will rebuild America’s highways, roads, and bridges. In addition to helping truckers get goods to markets, the bill contains specific provisions to address the shortage of truckers facing the nation. 

As America struggles with logistic issues and a shortage of truck drivers nationwide, the bill will bring more women behind the wheel and protect those who have made truck driving a career. We want to thank Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Rep. Mike Gallagher and others for their leadership on this issue and look forward to this legislation becoming law.”

Women In Trucking Association is the nation’s leading advocate of women in the trucking and transportation industry.

About Women In Trucking Association, Inc. 

Women In Trucking Association, Inc. is a nonprofit association established to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the trucking industry. Membership is not limited to women, as 17 percent of its members are men who support the mission. Women In Trucking is supported by its members and the generosity of Gold Level Partners: Amazon, Arrow Truck Sales, Daimler Trucks North America, Expediter Services, FedEx Freight, Great Dane, J.B. Hunt Transport, Michelin North America, PACCAR, Penske Transportation Solutions, Ryder System, Walmart, and Waste Management. Follow WIT on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube. For more information, visit www.womenintrucking.org or call 888-464-9482.

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