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Senate confirms Foxx as next Department of Transportation head

| June 27, 2013

The Department of Transportation officially has a new leader, as the Senate confirmed Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx June 27 to replace outgoing Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood.

DOT nominee Foxx could be confirmed by Senate this week

| June 24, 2013

The Senate may vote on Secretary of Transportation nominee Anthony Foxx’s confirmation this week, according to multiple reports from Charlotte and Washington.

Transportation secretary nominee Anthony Foxx clears Senate committee

| June 11, 2013

Anthony Foxx, nominee to replace Ray LaHood as Secretary of Transportation, has been approved by the Senate commerce committee, moving his nomination to the full Senate for confirmation.

DOT head nominee Anthony Foxx’s confirmation hearing ‘non-controversial’

| May 23, 2013

According to reports, DOT head nominee Anthony Foxx faced little in the way of opposition during a Senate confirmation hearing.

Views: Fair-labor exemption petition, truck driver as DOT secretary

| May 01, 2013

Owner-operator Joe Ammons launches his petition to the DOT secretary to disallow the trucking exemption from provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Obama nominates Charlotte mayor as DOT leader

| April 29, 2013

Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx has been pegged as outgoing Secretary Ray LaHood's replacement as the head of the Department of Transportation.

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