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Foxx: Spending Debate Impedes Infrastructure

ATLANTA (AP) — President Barack Obama’s top transportation official says partisan wrangling over spending prevents progress on improving the nation’s crumbling infrastructure. Newly confirmed Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx told a national gathering of state legislators […]

08/12/2013

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Next DOT Chief Foxx Resigning As Charlotte Mayor

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The country’s next transportation secretary is ready to say goodbye to his job as mayor of North Carolina’s largest city. Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx plans to resign Monday at a special […]

CBS Charlotte–07/01/2013

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Panel OKs Foxx For US Transportation Secretary

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx sees his prospects to become the new U.S. transportation secretary improving. The U.S. Senate’s Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Monday unanimously approved Foxx’s nomination. Republican Sen. […]

CBS Charlotte–06/11/2013

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Foxx Nears Vote For US Transportation Secretary

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx could see his prospects to become the new U.S. transportation secretary improving. Foxx’s nomination is scheduled for a hearing Monday by the U.S. Senate’s Commerce, Science and […]

CBS Charlotte–06/10/2013

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Senators Warm To Transportation Nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s nominee for transportation secretary — Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx — received a friendly reception from senators of both parties Wednesday laced with warnings that the nation needs to make […]

CBS Charlotte–05/23/2013

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Mayor Foxx In Line For Transportation Post

WASHINGTON (AP/CBS Charlotte) — Do you remember when Mayor Foxx said, “I’m happy being the mayor of Charlotte and I plan to be here a good while.” Apparently, that was short lived. Earlier this month, […]

CBS Charlotte–04/28/2013

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Report: South Carolina Needs About $30B For Transportation

If South Carolina doesn’t raise nearly $30 billion in new revenue during the next 20 years to pay for highway repairs, replacement of bridges and mass transit, then the state’s Transportation Department will be left to manage the decline of the system, the man in charge of that mission says.

CBS Charlotte–12/08/2012

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