Ray LaHood

An earthmover was used to break ground on Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport's South Runway Expansion project.  (Source: CBS4)

Ground Broken On Runway Project At Ft. Lauderdale’s Airport

Using 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.


(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama Briefed On Impact Of Hurricane Irene

President Barack Obama was briefed Sunday morning on the federal response and recovery efforts following Hurricane Irene’s trip up the East Coast.


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Ceremony Set For Orlando Commuter Rail System

Orlando’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.


(Source: CBS4)

Officials Break Ground For New Overpass At Port Everglades

More than fifteen years in the works, ground has finally been broken at Port Everglades for the new Eller Drive Overpass.


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Miami Air Controller Suspended, FAA Announces New Rules

Less 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 Grabs

Just 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 Filing

Florida 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.


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State Senators Sue Gov. Scott Over Rail Project

A 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.


Barack Obama became the 44th president of the United States on January, 20th, 2009 and the first African American President in the history of the U.S. (Photo credit: AP)

Obama May Keep Fla. High-Speed Rail Project On Track

The political gamesmanship between the White House and Florida Governor Rick Scott over a high-speed rail project could be just beginning.