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Highlights & News

November 25, 2015
2016 APA Winter Conference Feb. 23-25, see a sneak peak here.

October 20, 2015
House T&I Committee introduces surface transportation reauthorization & reform legislation, read more

September 1, 2015
Tianjin, China explosions create uncertain shipping delays, read more here.

August 6, 2015
Senate confirms new PHMSA Administrator, Marie Dominguez.

June 29, 2015
FMCSA grants APA HOS waiver request, see notice.

June 26, 2015
CPSC announces drop in fireworks related injuries, read more. 

June 5, 2015
APA supported legislation to safeguard seaports from disruptions introduced by Sen. Cory Gardner (CO)

June 3, 2015
President Obama nominates next PHMSA Administrator

May 22, 2015
Remember to Celebrate Safely this holiday weekend as we remember our U.S. heros. 

May 12, 2015
June 1 deadline for GHS Labeling & SDSs requirements, members click here for guidance

April 23, 2015
PHMSA reminds Hazmat shippers & carriers of emergency response responsibilities, see notice.

April 8, 2015
FMCSA issues Final Rule on Civil Penalties, read more.

April 1, 2015
PHMSA to clarify policy on additional name item fireworks Approvals, read more here.

March 24, 2015
Prepare for the season with APA Safe-T First, members click here.

February 25, 2015
Delays may continue despite West Coast Port labor resolution, read more

February 13, 2015

West Coast Port delays escalate, APA members click here for guidance. 


Highlights & News

Obama to Nominate Elliott F. Kaye for CPSC Chairman

Yesterday, March 27th, President Obama announced his intent to nominate Elliott F. Kaye for Commissioner and Chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).  Mr. Kaye is currently the Executive Director of that agency, a position he has held since 2013. 

Previously at CPSC, Mr. Kaye served as Chief of Staff and Chief Counsel to the Chairman in 2013, Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Counsel to the Chairman from 2012 to 2013, and as Senior Counsel to the Chairman from 2010 to 2012.  He was an attorney at Hogan Lovells from 2007 to 2010.  Prior to this, he was an attorney at Cooley Godward Kronish LLP and a Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Sterling Johnson, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. 

Mr. Kaye has served as Chief of Staff and Legislative Director for Representative John Tierney, Chief of Staff and Communications Director for Representative Pat Danner, and held a number of positions for Representative Earl Hutto. 

He received a B.S.J. from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.

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