February 22, 2017
Ann Marie Buerkle named Acting Chairman of the CPSC, read more.
February 2, 2017
CPSC issues Fireworks Regulations Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.
January 31, 2017
Elaine Chao sworn in as Secretary of Transportation, read more.
December 19, 2016
OSHA issues final rule clarifying work-related injury reporting requirements. Click here to view.
December 16, 2016
APA looks forward to working with newly named PHMSA Associate Administrator for HazMat Safety William Schoonover.
December 8, 2016
FMCSA issues final rule on entry-level driver training.
December 5, 2016
FMCSA issues final rule creating a CDL drug & alcohol clearinghouse.
November 23, 2016
Business group praises court decision to block overtime wage rule.
September 6, 2016
CPSC releases proposed policy on audible effects.
June 30, 2016
Click here to see APA's 2016 "must see" fireworks displays for July 4th.
June 27, 2016
The APA urges fireworks safety this July 4th.
June 14, 2016
2016 July 4th media resources, APA members click here.
June 6, 2016
CVSA Roadcheck June 7-9, click here for driver checklist safety tips.
June 1, 2016
West Virginia liberalizes consumer fireworks regulations, click here for a summary.
April 20, 2016
PHMSA issues clarification regarding Designated Agents, view notice here.
April 5, 2016
PHMSA publishes Final Rule on Reverse Logistics.
March 10, 2016
FMCSA publishes Proposed Rule on Entry Level Driver Training requirements.
March 8, 2016
View key presentations from the 2016 APA Winter Conference here.
December 16, 2015
FMCSA publishes Final Rule on Electric Logging Devices.
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.
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.