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News Release

Tony Dorsey, Media Relations Manager
202-412-2391
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
AASHTO Supports Nomination of Elaine Chao as U.S. Transportation Secretary

​WASHINGTON - The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials looks forward to working with Transportation Secretary Nominee Elaine Chao and the administration of President-elect Donald Trump to fully fund the nation's critical transportation needs and ensure a healthy and robust national transportation system.

"Former Labor Secretary Chao is a respected leader who, based on her previous service at the U.S. Department of Transportation and in other roles, has a strong understanding of the transportation challenges facing the nation," said Bud Wright, AASHTO executive director. "We look forward to working closely with the U.S. DOT to improve safety and mobility of the American people."​