Ray LaHood

Ground Broken On Runway Project At Ft. Lauderdale's AirportUsing an earth mover to scoop out the first ceremonial load of dirt, federal, state and local officials broke ground Monday on Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airports South Runway expansion.
President Obama Briefed On Impact Of Hurricane IrenePresident Barack Obama was briefed Sunday morning on the federal response and recovery efforts following Hurricane Irene’s trip up the East Coast.
Ceremony Set For Orlando Commuter Rail SystemOrlando’s future commuter rail system comes one step closer to completion Monday as Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood takes part in a signing ceremony for SunRail.
Officials Break Ground For New Overpass At Port EvergladesMore than fifteen years in the works, ground has finally been broken at Port Everglades for the new Eller Drive Overpass.
Miami Air Controller Suspended, FAA Announces New RulesLess than 24 hours after an air traffic controller at a Miami radar center was suspended for falling asleep on the job, the Federal Aviation Administration has announced changes to air traffic controller scheduling aimed at reducing fatigue.
Florida High-Speed Raily Money Up For GrabsJust weeks after Florida Governor Rick Scott turned down $2.4 billion and thousands of jobs from the federal government, the Obama Administration has reluctantly made the money available for other high-speed rail projects across the country.
Scott Defiant In Supreme Court FilingFlorida Governor Rick Scott met a noon deadline when he filed a stern response with the Florida Supreme Court after he was sued by two Florida legislators who are seeking to force Scott to accept the federal money for a high-speed rail line.
State Senators Sue Gov. Scott Over Rail ProjectA bipartisan pair of Florida State Senators has sued Governor Rick Scott in the Florida Supreme Court to force him to accept the federal money for a high-speed rail system.
Obama May Keep Fla. High-Speed Rail Project On TrackThe political gamesmanship between the White House and Florida Governor Rick Scott over a high-speed rail project could be just beginning.