Ray Lahood on Deadlocked Transportation Bill

Friday, February 17, 2012

The economic stimulus bill proposes giving $30 billion to highway construction (Flickr user skemsley (cc: by-nc-sa))

Transportation bills usually get a free ride through Congress — they create jobs and maintain the country's infrastructure. But the recent House five-year, $260 transportation bill would be funded by new drilling projects, and reigniting partisan divides between the two parties. What is the future of a comprehensive approach on transportation? President Obama's secretary of transportation joins us for a discussion.

Ray LaHood is the United States secretary of transportation.

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Ray LaHood

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