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Obama touts infrastructure investment during New Orleans visit

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 11, 2013

Obama touts infrastructure investment during New Orleans visit

During his visit to the Port of New Orleans last week, President Obama called on Congress to invest more in U.S. infrastructure, particularly ports and waterways, according to a report from The Hill. Obama noted that the U.S. is falling behind ...

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Foxx outlines three main DOT goals

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 03, 2013

Foxx outlines three main DOT goals

Newly-sworn in Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx took to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Fast Lane blog yesterday to reiterate his goals for the USDOT. “I believe in safe, effective transportation, and whether it is a bus, road, train, plane, or ship, ...

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Anthony Foxx sworn in as Secretary of Transportation

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 02, 2013

Anthony Foxx sworn in as Secretary of Transportation

Anthony Foxx has been sworn in as the new U.S. Secretary of Transportation, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced today. Judge Nathaniel Jones swore in Foxx at 11 a.m. today during a private ceremony at the USDOT headquarters in Washington, ...

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Foxx to be sworn in as Transportation Secretary today

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 02, 2013

Foxx to be sworn in as Transportation Secretary today

Anthony Foxx will be sworn in as the new Secretary of Transportation today, according to a report from The Hill. Foxx resigned from his post as mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, on Monday. He will be the 17th Secretary of the ...

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Anthony Foxx likely to be sworn in as Transportation Secretary this week

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 01, 2013

Anthony Foxx likely to be sworn in as Transportation Secretary this week

Anthony Foxx will likely be sworn in as Secretary of Transportation this week, according to a report from The Hill. The Senate confirmed Foxx for the position last week. Foxx is currently the mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, and will have to ...

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Foxx to face eight major transportation issues

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 28, 2013

Foxx to face eight major transportation issues

Anthony Foxx has been confirmed as the next Secretary of Transportation. Now what? Well, now he prepares to take on many of the same issues his predecessor, Ray LaHood, faced. And, according to a report from Politico, Foxx will inherit eight main issues: ...

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Senate scheduled to vote on Foxx USDOT nomination this week

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 24, 2013

Senate scheduled to vote on Foxx USDOT nomination this week

The Senate is set to vote this week on the confirmation of Anthony Foxx for Secretary of Transportation, The Hill reported. According to the report, Foxx is expected to be easily confirmed after the Senate’s transportation committee unanimously approved the nomination ...

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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, ...

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Bauma: A Shapshot

Better Roads Staff - Jun 06, 2013

Bauma:  A Shapshot

By Marcia Gruver Doyle, mgruver@randallreilly.com   Balmy weather helped give bauma, the world’s largest construction equipment show, a massive shot in the arm. A record 530,000 visitors from more than 200 countries made it to the Munich, Germany, show in mid April. ...

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Watch Foxx confirmation hearing live on webcast

Amanda Bayhi - May 21, 2013

Watch Foxx confirmation hearing live on webcast

We reported last week that the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold a confirmation hearing on the nomination of Mayor Anthony Foxx for Secretary of Transportation. The meeting--which will take place tomorrow, May 22, at 2:30 p.m. ...

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Senate committee on transportation to move quickly on Foxx nomination, Rockefeller says

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 30, 2013

Senate committee on transportation to move quickly on Foxx nomination, Rockefeller says

Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) said Monday that his panel would move quickly to hold a confirmation hearing on President Obama's nomination of Anthony Foxx as the next Secretary of Transportation, The Hill reported. Though Rockefeller ...

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