Anthony Foxx http://wshu.org en US Transportation Secretary warns states about federal highway fund running out of money http://wshu.org/post/us-transportation-secretary-warns-states-about-federal-highway-fund-running-out-money <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is warning states of the danger of letting a federal fund for road and bridge repairs run out of money. &nbsp;Unless Congress acts, the Highway Trust Fund, used to reimburse states for highway and transit projects, is set to become insolvent later this summer. Foxx met with Governor Dannel Malloy and members of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation in Hartford today on Thursday.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:13:34 +0000 Ebong Udoma 20109 at http://wshu.org US Transportation Secretary warns states about federal highway fund running out of money US Transportation Secretary seeks support for more federal spending on rail http://wshu.org/post/us-transportation-secretary-seeks-support-more-federal-spending-rail <div align="left">The new U.S. Transportation Secretary used a visit to Connecticut today on Monday to urge Congress to support a $40 billion plan to improve rail transportation. The plan is contained in President Obama's 2014 federal budget proposal. It's the secretary's first visit to a state since he was confirmed by the U.S. Senate last month.<br><p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 12:54:10 +0000 Ebong Udoma 2413 at http://wshu.org US Transportation Secretary seeks support for more federal spending on rail