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Anthony Foxx confirmed as Transportation Secretary

Posted By Amanda Bayhi On June 27, 2013 @ 12:36 pm In Aggbeat Online,News | No Comments

u.s.-capital [1]The Senate today confirmed Anthony Foxx as the new Secretary of Transportation, according to our sister site, Better Roads [2].

The vote to confirm Foxx for the position was unanimous.

In a previous meeting with the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, Foxx said he intends to focus on safety, improvements to the existing transportation system and building a system to meet future needs.

Foxx, who has served as mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina since 2009, will take over for outgoing Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.

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