Buttigieg Gets Confirmation Hearing for Transportation Secretary

Pete Buttigieg – former 2020 Democratic candidate for president and mayor of South Bend, Ind. – touted safety and infrastructure investment as his key priorities during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on Jan. 21 to be the 19th U.S. Secretary of Transportation.

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Associations Pledge to Work with Biden Administration

Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) President Dennis Slater congratulated President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on their inauguration and pledged that equipment manufacturers will actively support the efforts of the new administration to confront our nation’s many challenges, chief among them, ending the pandemic and ensuring a safe and rapid economic recovery.

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U.S. Chamber CEO Urges a Rally for Recovery Through Infrastructure and More

In his annual State of American Business speech, U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Thomas J. Donohue outlined the path for a widespread economic recovery through a bold agenda of infrastructure investments, workforce reskilling, immigration reforms and reinvigorating America’s global competitiveness. Additionally, he warned that excessive regulations and anti-competitive taxes would undermine the recovery.

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Argos USA, Liability Heir, Cooperates in Feds’ Concrete Price-Fixing Investigation

Argos USA, Alpharetta, Ga., has entered a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) resolving a DOJ Antitrust Division charge of conspiring to fix prices, rig bids and allocate sales for ready mixed concrete in Savannah, Ga., and neighboring markets under U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia jurisdiction, according to the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division.

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Chao Resigns as Transportation Secretary

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao resigned her position in protest after a violent mob overran the Capitol after being incited by President Trump, according to The Hill. Chao is the first Cabinet official, and the highest-ranking member of the administration, to resign in the wake of Trump’s incendiary rally and its violent aftermath.

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