Chao Extols Private Funding of Infrastructure Repairs

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation will hasten national rebuilding through regulatory reform, revamped grant programs and more private investment in infrastructure, the head of the agency told state and other transportation officials meeting here.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
March 6, 2017

DOT Nominee Chao Outlines Funding, Infrastructure Priorities

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WASHINGTON — Elaine Chao, chosen by President-elect Donald Trump to lead the U.S. Department of Transportation, pledged to collaborate with Congress on boosting funding for highway projects and modernizing the country’s freight networks during a friendly confirmation hearing in the Senate on Jan. 11.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
January 16, 2017