Transportation Secretary Nomination Hearing

Former Representative Ray LaHood testified about his nomination to be secretary of transportation. In his remarks he said that… read more

Former Representative Ray LaHood testified about his nomination to be secretary of transportation. In his remarks he said that transportation infrastructure projects would be a high priority of the Obama administration in order to aid in economic stimulus. He also indicated that road and rail projects must be environmentally “sustainable” to “acknowledge the new reality of climate change.” Other topics included improving fuel economy, air traffic control issues, and the viability of Amtrak. Senator Dick Durbin introduced the nominee. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Transportation Secretary Nomination Hearing

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Program ID:
283511-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 22, 2009
Last Aired:
Jan 23, 2009

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  • Jan 22, 2009 | 1:52am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 22, 2009 | 3:33pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 23, 2009 | 8:36am EST | C-SPAN 2
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