Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood joined the Board of Directors of Proterra Inc., a battery-electric transit bus manufacturer that LaHood championed as a member of President Barack Obama’s cabinet.
Two House committee chairman are investigating whether the Obama administration politicized the sequester by making unnecessary cuts to the Federal Aviation Administration.
Ever since the election of the Best Left-Handed Shameless Gunner-in-Chief, America’s relationship with basketball has strengthened. The sport has a mystique. America has been hypnotized into thinking Obama Election Day pick-up games are somehow more competitive than MJ’s Bulls vs. Isiah’s Pistons.
At least the Oval Office just plays pick-up. The Departments of Interior and Transportation have caught the basketball fever so bad, they’ve dropped more than $20K on rebounding machines. Several rebounding machines. Meanwhile, the most the Department of Education spends on hoops is time wasted on Arne Duncan rebounding POTUS air balls.
Cause of Action (CoA), a government watchdog group, has accused the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) of defrauding the federal government of millions of dollars and the Obama administration of covering up the fraud.
The website launched to track spending tied to the stimulus bill is riddled with incomplete data and excludes companies that have become politically inconvenient for the Obama Administration.
An agency of the Department of Transportation (DOT) is walking back an onerous rule change that would have primarily affected trucks at fracking sites after GOP congressmen and industry officials have cried foul.
Federal authorities may have soured on Detroit’s $137 million train system, given the state’s financial woes and fears of bankruptcy.
The Obama administration wants to impose a federal ban on cell phone use while driving.