Bloomberg Government: It’s time to raise the nation’s D+ infrastructure grade
By Secretary LaHood & Norma Jean Mattei
In his address to Congress, President Trump described a future in which “crumbling infrastructure will be replaced with new roads, bridges, tunnels, airports and railways gleaming across our beautiful land,” and asked Congress to assemble a plan to provide a $1 trillion investment comprising public and private capital.
NY Daily News: Find a way to build big things together
By Secretary Ray LaHood
Our country went through a long and divisive election, and contentious opening days of a new administration. But with the start of the new Congress and the inauguration of a new President, we have a unique opportunity and obligation to find issues of common cause that can unite our nation and help move us forward.
I say this as a former Republican congressman who worked in a Democratic President’s cabinet — and as someone who cares deeply about the future competitiveness of this country.
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.
Building America’s Future 2016 Year End Review
By Kerry O’Hare, Vice President and Director of Policy, Building America’s Future
Infrastructure in the News 12.6.16
Politico Playbook: NEW POLITICO/MORNING CONSULT POLL: Broad support for Trump’s tax plans -- KELLY leading contender for DHS -- PENCE to keynote Heritage event at Trump Hotel -- B’DAY: Ray LaHood
Infrastructure in the News 12.5.16
The Hill: Secretary LaHood and Gov. Rendell: Building infrastructure for the future can bring country together
The Hill: Building infrastructure for the future can bring country together
By Former Sec. and Rep. Ray LaHood (R-ILL.) and Former Gov. Ed Rendell (D-PA), Contributors
As President-elect Donald Trump and the incoming Congress turn to the work of governing, we need opportunities to bring the country together. We need to think big.
And what we do next should be about our future, not the past.
Infrastructure in the News 12.2.16
The Bond Buyer: Infrastructure Policy Seen Shifting to Private Investments (full article follows Morning Transportation)
(Marcia Hale is interviewed – SKDK is reaching out to correct the misspelling of her name)
Infrastructure in the News 12.1.16
Global Trade Magazine: Support for Trump’s Infrastructure Investment Plan
(Marcia Hale’s statement on Donald Trump’s election is reposted)
Infrastructure in the News 11.30.16
New York Times: Trump Picks Elaine Chao for Transportation Secretary (Sec. LaHood is quoted)
She is a woman and an immigrant, a fixture of the Republican establishment for two decades. She is a savvy and professional practitioner of the capital’s inside game.