Title















Site Registration | Find a Copy | Event Calendar | Site Map
The Voice of the Black Community
My business story

We’re in the business of telling the Queen City story with an African-American perspective.www.thecharlottepost.com

Posted by The Charlotte Post on Monday, March 7, 2016

News

Senate panel OKs Foxx nomination
Upper chamber to vote on Transportation nominee
 
Published Monday, June 10, 2013 7:00 pm
by Herbert L. White

Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx is a step away from confirmation as U.S. transportation secretary.


The Senate Commerce Committee unanimously voted to send Foxx’s nomination to the full Senate for a vote, where observers expect easy confirmation. President Barack Obama nominated Foxx last month.


“I am pleased that the Commerce Committee has approved Anthony Foxx’s nomination with unanimous bipartisan support,” U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) said in a statement. “Mayor Foxx has been a true champion of transportation and infrastructure development, making forward-looking investments in Charlotte’s roads, airport and mass transit. Anthony has a proven record of success, and while he will be missed in North Carolina, the entire country will benefit from his leadership at the Transportation Department.”


The committee’s ranking Republican, Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, announced last week he’d support Foxx’s nomination as well as Penny Pritzker for commerce secretary. Pritzker is a Chicago businesswoman and major Democratic fundraiser.

Comments

Leave a Comment


Send this page to a friend

Upcoming Events

read all
2

Art & Music Workshops by Guerilla Poets

Art & Music Workshops by Guerilla Poets 11am

14

Int'l Conference on Clinical Diabetes

Theme "Diabetes Management address improvements

6

Latest News

read all

Independence combine brings together players and coaches

Opportunities abound from pros to youth

Heaven but not home: Puerto Ricans start new lives in North Carolina

Families forced off island by Hurricane Maria

Younger, more diverse Charlotte City Council gets to work

Change with Lyles at mayor to representatives