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What's Up With Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx?

The Hill explores the ambitions and motivations of Anthony Foxx, former mayor of the city of Charlotte and current secretary for the U.S. Department of Transportation.
September 30, 2015, 2pm PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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An article by Keith Laing catches up with the goings on of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, who is about halfway through his term and "fully ensconced" in the Obama Administration.

According to Laing, "Anthony Foxx was seen as a transit guy when he was tapped to be President Obama’s second-term Transportation Secretary, but his tenure at the helm of the department has been marked by problems involving airplanes, trucks and freight rail."

After providing a bio for Foxx's experience in local government and some of his personal history, Laing focuses on the Transportation Secretary's goals for the rest of his tenure in the Cabinet: "He hopes to focus attention on the nation’s long-term transportation needs before he leaves office, if Congress can get past the series of deadline-induced temporary patches that have marked transportation funding debates for the last decade."

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Published on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 in The Hill
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