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June 27, 2013

Foxx confirmed as new Secretary of Transportation

He replaces Ray LaHood and will immediately confront safety and funding challenges in a large department that oversees the nation’s highway, transit, aviation and rail networks.


June 21, 2012

Optimism in air as transit bill talks resume

Lawmakers said that the leaders’ instruction that negotiators redouble their efforts was seen as genuine and boosted hopes of a deal before the July 4 recess, which begins a week from Friday.


August 5, 2011

NTSB chair sworn in for second term

President Barack Obama nominated Deborah Hersman for a second term on June 28, 2011. She was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.


February 10, 2009

Senate passes stimulus bill

Bill that includes $8.4 billion for transit must now go to conference with the House, which passed an $819 billion version of the bill late last month.


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