Quantcast

Latest Ray LaHood Stories

2009-04-15 08:58:00

Hoffa Expresses Concerns Over Plan to Restart Mexican Pilot Program WASHINGTON, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter sent to U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa reiterated his concerns over the department's plan to develop legislation to restart the controversial cross-border trucking program, allowing unsafe Mexican trucks to travel freely in the United States. Hoffa and LaHood met recently to discuss the genuine risks to public...

2009-04-15 08:00:00

PARIS, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- - Joins Other Confirmed Ministers at the 2009 International Transport Forum "We are proud and very pleased that many Ministers of our member countries have confirmed their presence at this year's International Transport Forum, amongst others the U.K., France, Turkey, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Russia. And we are especially pleased that the new U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood, will pay his first visit to Europe on the...

2009-04-04 13:54:43

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says it would be sad if Detroit's automakers don't survive, but they need to change. LaHood, speaking to Saturday's Detroit News, said U.S. President Barack Obama wants to ensure that the United States will have a viable auto industry. But, he added, that won't happen unless Detroit builds cars people want to buy. It would be a very sad day for America if the Big Three automakers don't survive, but, he said, "In a lousy economy, people can't really...

2009-02-27 15:40:00

"Who's Writing This Stuff?" asked President & CEO Greg Cohen WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For attribution to Greg Cohen, President & CEO of The American Highway Users Alliance: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080908/DC32401LOGO ) "Apparently, the staff at US Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Office of Management and Budget have not been listening to President Obama and Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood. "Throughout his campaign and...

2009-02-26 13:55:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood addressed the American Trucking Associations Board of Directors on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009. Access Sec. LaHood's remarks here. The American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of other trucking groups, industry-related conferences and its 50 affiliated state trucking associations, ATA represents more than...

2009-01-23 15:50:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JetBlue Airways Corporation (Nasdaq: JBLU) today congratulates Ray LaHood on his swearing-in as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation. "On behalf of the 11,500 Crewmembers of JetBlue Airways, New York's low fare, hometown airline, and the largest airline at John F. Kennedy International Airport, we congratulate Mr. LaHood on his confirmation and swearing-in as our nation's sixteenth Secretary of Transportation," said Dave...

2009-01-23 11:58:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by AIA President and CEO Marion Blakey: Secretary Ray LaHood's unanimous confirmation vote in the Senate is testament to the great bipartisan respect he has among lawmakers. His long and distinguished career in public service is excellent preparation to lead the Transportation Department. During his confirmation hearing before the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, LaHood expressed support for a...

2009-01-22 20:11:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) applauded today's confirmation of former Congressman Ray LaHood to be the new U.S. Secretary of Transportation and a member of President Barack Obama's Cabinet. At his confirmation hearing, Secretary LaHood showed that he was prepared to lead the Department in tackling a myriad of issues, including those faced by the air transportation sector. "We look forward to working with Secretary LaHood and the Department...

2009-01-22 18:54:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today issued the following statement congratulating Ray LaHood on his confirmation as U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) secretary: "ATA and its member airlines extend our congratulations to Ray LaHood on his confirmation as DOT secretary. We look forward to working with the secretary to continue to advance our core shared safety...

2008-12-19 12:39:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by ATU International President Warren S. George: On behalf of the Amalgamated Transit Union, I want to congratulate Representatives Ray LaHood and Hilda Solis on their nominations for Secretary of Transportation and Secretary of Labor, respectively. The ATU has had a good working relationship with Representative LaHood on transit labor issues. Most recently, during negotiations of SAFETEA-LU, the multi-year surface...


Word of the Day
ramage
  • Boughs or branches.
  • Warbling of birds in trees.
Related