31 Jan '17, 9pm

Elaine Chao confirmed as new Transportation Secretary.

Elaine Chao confirmed as new Transportation Secretary.

The National School Transportation Association told members earlier this month at its mid-winter meeting that Chao favors regulations based on NSTA’s foundational advocacy principles of “sound science, data analysis, cost-benefit analysis and proven benefits.” Chao has been considered one of President Trump's least controversial appointments. She served as deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Transportation from 1989-1991 under President George H.W. Bush and as secretary of labor under President George W. Bush from 2001-2009. NSTA submitted a white paper to the U.S. Department of Transportation transition team in December that outlined several priorities for the new administration. Included in the white paper, NSTA wants the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to rescind the Safety Fitness Determination NPRM and the Obstructive Sleep Apnea ANPRM, halt any pen...

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