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- Van Tine Named Acting Secretary Of DOT After Senate Adjourns. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;12/15/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31781, p5
Reports on the appointment of Kirk K. Van Tine as acting deputy secretary for the Department of Transportation by the U.S. President George W. Bush. Potential of Kirk's capabilities under his new role; Involvement of Van Tine to the Department of Transportation as a general counsel;...
- Mineta Rumor Mill Takes Another Spin. // National Journal;8/13/2005, Vol. 37 Issue 33-35, preceding p2559
Reports on the speculated resignation of U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta from the cabinet of President George W. Bush. Possible influence of the highway bill on Mineta's plan to resign; Other appointees that will be leaving the department in summer 2005.
- Highway bill gives new authority to DOT to inspect shipments. Bierlein, Lawrence W. // Logistics Today;Sep2005, Vol. 46 Issue 9, p12
The article focuses on legislative bills related to the transportation industry in the U.S. The hazardous material amendments, signed by U.S. President George W. Bush on August 10, 2005, as part of broader highway legislation, will have the most significant impact on agency enforcement of the...
- Statement on Senate Confirmation of Mary Peters To Be Secretary of Transportation. Bush, George W. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;10/9/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 40, p1707
The article presents the statement issued by U.S. President George W. Bush on the confirmation of Mary Peters as secretary of the Department of Transportation. Bush affirms that Peters will work with state and local leaders to address the challenges and solve problems related to transportation....
- Executive Order 13479--Transformation of the National Air Transportation System. Bush, George W. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;11/24/2008, Vol. 44 Issue 46, p1432
The article presents the text of Executive Order 13479 signed by U.S. President George W. Bush on November 18, 2008, which focuses on the policy for the transformation of the national air transportation system. Section 3 defines the functions of the Secretary of Transportation while Section 4...
- Highway bill finally goes through. Blanchard, Dave // Logistics Today;Sep2005, Vol. 46 Issue 9, p8
The article focuses on legislative bills related to the transportation industry in the U.S. The long-delayed highway bill finally became a reality when U.S. President George W. Bush signed the 286 billion dollars legislation. One major piece of good news for logistics professionals is that a...
- Budget is Matter of Trust. // Traffic World;2/13/2006, Vol. 270 Issue 7, p14
The article reports that the spending plan for the U.S. Department of Transportation's has the biggest budget cuts among all federal agencies under the President George W. Bush 2007 budget proposal. Bush proposed a 9.4 percent reduction in budget authority for the DOT that would increase...
- Remarks Announcing the Resignation of Press Secretary Scott McClellan. Bush, George W. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;4/24/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 16, p733
Presents a speech by U.S. President George W. Bush delivered on April 19, 2006 announcing the resignation of Press Secretary Scott McClellan. Reasons for the resignation of McClellan; Contributions of McClellan to the Bush administration.
- Statement on Resignation of Government James S. Gilmore III of Virginia as Republican National Committee Chairman. Bush, George W. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;12/3/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 48, p1733
Presents the text of a statement given by United States President George W. Bush on November 30, 2001, which deals with the resignation of Virginia Governor James S. Gilmore III as Republican National Committee chairman.