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    National Prayer Breakfast

    President Obama spoke at the annual congressional prayer breakfast, where legislators, officials and clergy gathered to offer thanks for the blessings bestowed on the United…

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    High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program

    Witnesses testified on the Obama administration’s high-speed rail program. California Representatives Janice Hahn (D) and Kevin McCarthy (R) testified before the committee about…

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    Stimulus and Federal Transportation Projects

    Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood talked about the transportation projects in the $787 billion economic stimulus plan, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Infrastructure Spending and Job Creation

    Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood talked about infrastructure stimulus spending and its impact on job creation, and his national effort against distracted driving. He responded to…

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    Transportation Secretary LaHood on Stimulus Spending

    Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood talked about the Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS), known as the “Cash for Clunkers” program. Topics included the the success of the…

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    Transportation Department Agenda

    Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood gave the keynote address at the American Public Transportation Association annual legislative conference. He urged the association to lobby Congress…

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    Toyota Gas Pedals, Secretary LaHood, Part 1

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on government response to a series of recalls for unintended acceleration and other defects. Secretary LaHood…

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    Sustainable Transportation Solutions

    The first in a series of hearings was held as the committee prepared to rewrite the transit portion of the surface transportation law. The authorization of the August 10, 2005,…

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    Fawn Johnson on FAA Funding Stalled in Congress

    Fawn Johnson talked about the stalled re-authorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funding and the likely impact of a failure to pass the re-authorization prior to the…

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    Toyota Recalls, Part 1

    Officials testified about the U.S. government response to the Toyota recalls of vehicles due to break and acceleration issues. In his testimony, Secretary LaHood promised a complete…

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    Distracted Driving Summit, Legislative Initiatives

    Panelists spoke at a distracted driving summit on efforts at the national, state and local level to reduce potentially dangerous behaviors such as talking on cell phones while…

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    Distracted Driving Summit, Opening Remarks

    Secretaries LaHood and Solis spoke at a distracted driving summit on efforts at the national, state and local level to reduce potentially dangerous behaviors such as talking on cell phones…

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    Presidential Remarks on High-Speed Rail System

    President Obama, Vice President Biden, and Transportation Secretary LaHood spoke to reporters and answered questions about efforts to build a national high-speed rail system. The…

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    Mother's Against Drunk Driving 30th Anniversary Rally

    Lawmakers and others marked the 30th anniversary of Mothers Against Drunk Driving with a rally and news conference on Capitol Hill. They spoke about the organization’s…

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    Transportation Secretary Nomination

    President Obama announced his nominee to replace Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, Charlotte, North Carolina Mayor Anthony Foxx.

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    Toyota Gas Pedals, Secretary LaHood, Part 2

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on government response to a series of recalls for unintended acceleration and other defects. Secretary LaHood…

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    Toyota Recalls, Secretary LaHood, Part 2

    Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood testified at a hearing titled, “Response by Toyota and NHTSA to Incidents of Sudden Unintended Acceleration.” In his remarks he said his…

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    Secretary LaHood on Fiscal Year 2011 Budget

    Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood testified on President Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2011 budget. He also spoke about a recent recall of Toyota vehicles and distracted drivers.

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    Infrastructure Investment

    Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood joined two panels of business and labor representatives to discuss creating jobs through infrastructure investment. They also talked about the state…

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    Climate Change and Energy Bill

    Cabinet secretaries and Obama administration officials testified on global climate change, focusing on the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act- sponsored by Senators Barbara Boxer and…

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