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Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

Brian Ethridge - Aug 15, 2014

Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

It felt like an eternity went by before Congress passed a bill to fund the Highway Trust Fund through May 2015. Unfortunately, for or as long as it took, nobody ended up happy with the outcome. Congress had months to ...

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21 states receiving millions to repair storm-damaged roads

Brian Ethridge - Aug 11, 2014

21 states receiving millions to repair storm-damaged roads

The Department of Transportation announced $334 million in emergency funds will be used to help 21 states repair roads and bridges damaged by storms and floods. Colorado will be getting $130 million, which is by far the more than any other ...

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POLL: Will Anthony Foxx be a good Transportation Secretary?

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 09, 2013

POLL: Will Anthony Foxx be a good Transportation Secretary?

Anthony Foxx was sworn in as U.S. Secretary of Transportation last week, following a nomination from President Obama and unanimous approval from the Senate. Now he begins his first full week as Transportation Secretary. He has outlined his main goals as ...

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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 unanimously confirms Foxx as Transportation Secretary

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 27, 2013

Senate unanimously confirms Foxx as Transportation Secretary

The Senate today unanimously voted to confirm Anthony Foxx as Secretary of Transportation, The Hill reported. Foxx will succeed outgoing Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, who announced in January that he would resign after four years as head of the Department of ...

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Senate expected to confirm Foxx as Transportation Secretary today

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 27, 2013

Senate expected to confirm Foxx as Transportation Secretary today

The Senate is expected to confirm Anthony Foxx as Transportation Secretary today around 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time, according to a report from WSOC-TV. President Obama nominated Foxx for the position in April, noting Foxx’s established name and respect from peers as ...

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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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Foxx confirmation hearing concludes smoothly

Amanda Bayhi - May 23, 2013

Foxx confirmation hearing concludes smoothly

Yesterday’s confirmation hearing for President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Transportation, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx, concluded smoothly, with Foxx making few promises to the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee and with no hostile questions raised, the New York Times ...

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