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Obama Expected to Appoint Rep. Ray LaHood as Secretary of Transportation

Reposted from Bike Portland:

“On Friday, President Elect Obama is expected to make the formal announcement that Ray LaHood, a retiring seven-term Republican congressman from Peoria Illinois, will be his Transportation Secretary.

LaHood is a long-time friend of Obama and has worked closely in the past with Obama’s Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel.” Read more»

Update: LaHood was officially selected as Transportation Secretary last Friday.

2 Responses to “Obama Expected to Appoint Rep. Ray LaHood as Secretary of Transportation”

  1. scott says:

    Here’s more from the League of American Bicyclists: http://www.bikeleague.org/news/111408adv.php

  2. scott says:

    Bicycle industry hopeful with Transportation Secretary pick: http://www.bicycleretailer.com/news/newsDetail/2160.html

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