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Building America’s Future Statement on Secretary of Transportation Confirmation

Washington, D.C. – January 31, 2017 – Ray LaHood, former secretary of transportation and co-chair of Building America's Future, commented on Elaine Chao’s confirmation as Secretary of Transportation.

“Congratulations to Elaine Chao on her confirmation as Secretary of Transportation. I am confident that under her leadership, the future of our roads, rails, runways and transit systems will be in good hands. Secretary Chao has a strong understanding of Washington and how to engage the private sector, as well as the importance of consulting with mayors and governors. We look forward to working with Secretary Chao to advance a long-term infrastructure plan that will create jobs and make our economy competitive.”


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