LLN (10/18/19) Small spaces make huge difference to the Veterans Community Project. It launched in Kansas City and is now expanding nationwide. Find out why a tiny house could be the solution to the problem of homeless veterans. Thinking about eliminating the middlemen when working with a broker? We’ll tell you what pitfalls to watch out for. And the OOIDA Board of Directors will meet next week for its fall meeting. We’ll have a preview.
0:00-10:10 – Newscast.
10:10-24:14 – Tiny houses may be the cure for homeless veterans
24:14-38:43 – Directly dealing with your broker? Be careful of the pitfalls.
38:43-48:28 – OOIDA Board of Directors to meet. We’ll have a preview.
- Truckers have just three more days to make comments on the FMCSA’s proposed changes to the hours of service regulations. The deadline is Monday, Oct 21.
- You can make your comment at the federal Regulations website.
- Read more from Land Line:
The Veterans Community Project, which launched its tiny houses program in Kansas City, is helping to get homeless vets off the streets. In a Truckers for Troops preview, Mary McKenna finds out how it works, plans for national expansion, why the project is so important and how you can help, from Josh Henges, clinical director for the Veterans Community Project, and Jason Kander, a former Army intelligence officer and Missouri politician.
- You can find out more about the project
- Read more about OOIDA’s Truckers for Troops campaign: Annual Truckers for Troops telethon begins Veterans Day.
Wrapping up our broker series, Mary McKenna talks about some common pitfalls you need to be aware of from Tom Crowley and Jim Jefferson of OOIDA’s Business Assistance Department.
- Be sure to check out OOIDA Compliance Connection
- You can find out more about what OOIDA’s Business Assistance department does here.
- And you can contact them at 816-229-5791.
Mary McKenna and Collin Long of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office will have a preview of next week’s OOIDA Board of Directors fall meeting.
- Also, read Now taking nominations for OOIDA Board of Directors from Land Line Magazine.
- It’s never too late to share your views with lawmakers. You can do that on the Fighting for Truckers website.
- To call members of Congress, dial 202-224-3121.
- Read OOIDA’s Guide to Contacting Lawmakers.