I-GO Breaking News: Congressman Ray LaHood Named Transportation Secretary

This just in. President-elect Obama will name Illinois Congressman (and Republican) Ray LaHood as Transportation Secretary.

What does this mean for those of those who are interested in transportation issues, especially those related to the environment?

Well, no one really knows. While LaHood’s environmental record has been both scrutinized and criticized, he wins high points for his ability to work across the aisle to get things done.

Let us know what you think of Obama’s recent appointment and what issues you think LaHood should focus on first?

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