Tag: Secretary Of Transportation

Pete Buttigieg

Pete Buttigieg Confirmed as Secretary of Transportation in Historic First for LGBTQ Community

In another noteworthy milestone for the Biden Administration, former South Bend, Indiana Mayor and 2020 Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has been confirmed by the Senate as secretary of transportation. Buttigieg easily won the vote (86–13), becoming the first openly LGBTQ individual to ever be selected for a full-time position on…

Obama Nominates Charlotte Mayor as Transportation Secretary

By Dara Sharif President Obama made a diversity pick of his own when he nominated the Mayor of Charlotte to be the nation’s next Secretary of Transportation. Mayor Anthony Foxx is the first Black person the President has selected to join his Cabinet in his second term. If confirmed by…