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    Ray LaHood on Seeking Bipartisanship

    Ray LaHood talked about his book Seeking Bipartisanship: My Life in Politics, in which he chronicles his career in in Congress and his role in President Obama’s cabinet. He also spoke…

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    Ray LaHood on the Highway Trust Fund

    Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood talked about the role of the Highway Trust Fund and efforts to fund it before it runs out of money at the end of the month. He also discussed the…

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    Disabled Veterans Memorial Dedication

    President Obama was among the dignitaries who spoke at a ceremony dedicating the first national memorial for disabled veterans. It honors service members of both past and present from all…

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    U.S. Transportation and Infrastructure Spending

    Ray LaHood talked about his Building America’s Future group’s view that U.S. competitiveness and economic and job growth were all severely imperiled by the country’s collapsing transportation infrastructure. He…

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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 States. Calling the…

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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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    Interview with Departing Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood

    Ray LaHood talked about his tenure as secretary of the Department of Transportation. Topics included high speed rail, his campaign against texting and driving, U.S. highway infrastructure,…

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    Ray LaHood on Transportation Infrastructure

    Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said President Obama was committed to expanded rail service including a north to south corridor in California. He also talked about transportation…

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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 to…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood briefed reporters and answered questions. Secretary Lahood warned that budget sequestration would result in major airport…

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    Transportation Infrastructure

    Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and John Horsley spoke at the Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting. They urged Congress to provide some certainty to the transportation industry by…

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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 California’s high…

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    Hurricane Sandy Briefing

    Federal public safety officials held a telephone conference call with news media regarding federal, state, and local relief efforts from Hurricane Sandy. They gave updates on the weather…

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    Infrastructure Funding

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood talked about methods to finance needed infrastructure projects.

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    National Distracted Driving Initiative

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood spoke to reporters and answered questions about a proposed national strategy for ending distracted driving and specific anti-distracted driving…

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    Public Service Town Hall Meeting

    Administration officials spoke to government employees at a town hall meeting held to mark Public Service Recognition Week. They focused on the government workforce and its services to the…

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    2013 Transportation Budget Request

    Secretary Ray LaHood testified on the 2013 Transportation Department budget request.

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    Transportation Secretary LaHood on Jobs and Transportation

    Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood talked about the effects of congressional struggles over the 2012 federal budget on transportation programs such as the Federal Aviation Administration, which…

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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 of the…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Secretary LaHood spoke to reporters and answered questions at the White House daily briefing about congressional inaction on FAA funding. Following Secretary LaHood’s remarks, Jay Carney briefed…

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