Currently operating under a continuing resolution and following the Nov. 8 elections, Congress will return for a lame duck session.

NSTA Advocacy in Action — The Power of the Purse

Appropriations bills are often the most politically charged bills of the year, and — more importantly — they are “must pass” bills in order to avoid government shutdowns, so they become very attractive vehicles for other legislative priorities.

One of the sessions at the 2016 National School Transportation Association (NSTA) meeting covered safety technologies around the school bus. John Elliott Jr. of National Express LLC led the discussion.

PHOTOS: Highlights from the NSTA 2016 Meeting

Sessions on school bus technology, a discussion on Uber and other ride-sharing services, and even an appearance by NASCAR legend Richard Petty were among the standouts at the National School Transportation Association’s annual meeting in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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