Tag: Transportation Secretary

Impact & Regulations

Senate Confirms Pete Buttigieg as Transportation Secretary

February 2, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The U.S. Department of Transportation has a new leader in Pete Buttigieg, a 2020 presidential candidate and the former mayor of South Bend, Ind. Buttigieg on Feb. 2 was confirmed to become secretary of transportation by a Senate vote of […]

Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Chao, lawmakers talk infrastructure

February 28, 2019

Via: Politico

THE SITDOWN: House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) met with Chao Wednesday morning, according to the DOT boss, who didn’t elaborate on what they discussed. She also made comments on Congress’ role in driving an infrastructure package and […]


This week packed with budget, infrastructure hearings

March 12, 2018

Via: Politico

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is scheduled to appear before the House Appropriations Transportation-HUD Subcommittee on Thursday, and MT is here to refresh your memory of President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2019 budget proposal. His budget calls for a 19 percent cut […]

Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Infrastructure warming the bench

October 25, 2017

Via: Politico

WAIT YOUR TURN: Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and the chairman of one of the committees that would have a hand in crafting an infrastructure package both said this week that an attempt to overhaul the tax code is taking priority […]