More Articles for Ray LaHood

LaHood: Congress will extend MAP-21 when current bill expires

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 25, 2014

LaHood: Congress will extend MAP-21 when current bill expires

Highway advocates -- including the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), the Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC), Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and more -- have been urging Congress to come up with a solution before the Highway Trust Fund, the ...

Read More...

Shuster rules out gas tax hike for highway funding; LaHood continues push for 10-cent gas tax hike

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 05, 2014

Shuster rules out gas tax hike for highway funding; LaHood continues push for 10-cent gas tax hike

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) has has pulled a federal gas tax hike off the table of options for transportation funding. Shuster, chairman of the House Transportation Committee, said Tuesday at an event hosted by Building America’s Future (BAF) and Bloomberg Government ...

Read More...

LaHood joins Building America’s Future as co-chair

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 08, 2014

LaHood joins Building America’s Future as co-chair

Former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood joins Building America’s Future (BAF) as the organization’s new co-chair, BAF announced Wednesday. LaHood joins co-chairs Michael Bloomberg, former mayor of New York City, as well as Ed Rendell, former governor of Pennsylvania. LahHood, Bloomberg and ...

Read More...

Metro-North derailment demonstrates need for infrastructure investment, says LaHood

Amanda Bayhi - Dec 05, 2013

Metro-North derailment demonstrates need for infrastructure investment, says LaHood

A commuter train in New York derailed Sunday, and former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is pointing to the crash as an example of the need for investment in transportation infrastructure. The southbound Metro-North train, which was carrying about 150 passengers, ...

Read More...

Chamber of Commerce president calls for gas tax increase

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 22, 2013

Chamber of Commerce president calls for gas tax increase

Less than a week after former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood suggested a 10-cent-per-gallon tax hike, the idea of a fuel tax increase is getting more buzz. Thomas Donohue, president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said Monday at a breakfast hosted ...

Read More...

LaHood suggests 10-cent-per-gallon gas tax hike

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 17, 2013

LaHood suggests 10-cent-per-gallon gas tax hike

Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has suggested raising the gas tax by 10 cents per gallon. LaHood said this week that Congress should increase the federal gas tax, which has been 18.4 cents per gallon since 1993, to 28.4 cents per ...

Read More...

Senate Transportation Committee approves Foxx nomination

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 11, 2013

Senate Transportation Committee approves Foxx nomination

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on Monday unanimously approved the nomination of Anthony Foxx for Secretary of Transportation. At the committee’s business meeting, where it considered Foxx for the USDOT position and Penny Pritzker as Secretary of Commerce, ...

Read More...

USDOT, DHS team up to prevent human trafficking

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 06, 2013

USDOT, DHS team up to prevent human trafficking

Outgoing U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Deputy Commissioner Kevin K. McAleenan, along with Delta Air Lines Chief Executive Officer Richard Anderson and JetBlue Airways Senior Vice President for Government Affairs and Associate General ...

Read More...

Inhofe: Obama’s $500 billion to $600 billion reauthorization bill “not going to happen”

John Latta - Jun 05, 2013

Inhofe: Obama’s $500 billion to $600 billion reauthorization bill “not going to happen”

Oklahoma conservative Republican Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK), who has "been through," as a he puts it, eight reauthorization bills, said after hearing outgoing Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood say President Obama's goal was $500 billion to $600 billion long-term reauthorization ...

Read More...

LaHood: Expect major transportation infrastructure announcement from Obama

John Latta - Jun 05, 2013

LaHood: Expect major transportation infrastructure announcement from Obama

Expect a major announcement on transportation infrastructure from President Obama. That's the word from outgoing Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood. "Once we get past immigration, guns, the sequester, I think the President is going to be big and bold on transportation infrastructure. ...

Read More...

LaHood encourages Great Lakes governors to push for five-year transportation bill

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 03, 2013

LaHood encourages Great Lakes governors to push for five-year transportation bill

At a summit of the Council of Great Lakes Governors on Saturday, outgoing U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood encouraged governors in the Great Lakes area to increase transportation funding pressure on Congress, The Detroit News reported. LaHood urged the governors to ...

Read More...

America’s supertrains are running late

John Latta - Jun 03, 2013

America’s supertrains are running late

Pardon me boy, is that the Chattanooga high speed rail unit? Or maybe we’re riding on the bullet train they call the City of New Orleans? We have our old trains. But will new high speed trains on high speed tracks ...

Read More...

advertisement
advertisement

New Road Products

advertisement
advertisement