LaHood to Step Down as US Transportation Secretary

In a statement written to fellow DOT employees, LaHood states: “I have let President Obama know that I will not serve a second term as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation. It has been an honor and a privilege to lead the Department, and I am grateful to President Obama for giving me such an extraordinary opportunity.”

During his time as secretary, he has helped promote high-speed rail and repair roads and bridges.

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