Topic : Secretary of Transportation

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Chao confirmed as new Secretary of Transportation

Government Issues| January 31, 2017

Several prominent Democrats, including Sen. Charles E. Schumer and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, were among those voting against Chao, who had cruised through three confirmation hearings for other cabinet positions previously without a dissenting vote.

Current planning, funding won't meet future transportation demands: report

Government Issues| January 10, 2017

The Beyond Traffic 2045 report is a comprehensive study of the major trends that will shape our nation’s transportation system over the next thirty years.

Government Issues| November 29, 2016

Elaine L. Chao top pick for Secretary of Transportation

As Secretary of Labor, she was the only official in Bush’s cabinet to serve with him for all eight years.

Accessibility| June 27, 2013

President Obama Nominates Anthony Foxx as Secretary of Transportation

President Obama announces Mayor Anthony Foxx, of Charlotte, N.C., as his nominee to be the next Secretary of Transportation. April 29, 2013.

Government Issues| May 21, 2013

DOT nominee Foxx prepares for confirmation hearing

Foxx, a second-term Democratic mayor of Charlotte, is relatively unknown in the capital that makes the traditional Capitol Hill meet-and-greet process for Cabinet nominees even more important.
Accessibility| January 23, 2009

LaHood confirmed as Transportation Secretary

LaHood said he would continue to support funding for Amtrak, which he views as "the lifeblood of so many communities around America."
Accessibility| December 19, 2008

LaHood tapped to head Department of Transportation

He is retiring from the U.S. Congress after serving seven terms representing the 18th District of Illinois. He served on the House Appropriations Committee.

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