May 24, 2013
Senate Transportation Hearing Discusses NextGen Funding
By Woodrow Bellamy III
Charlotte, N.C. Mayor Anthony Foxx discussed several important national transportation issues and projects during his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday, including Sen. John Rockefeller IV's (D-W.Va.) desire to increase funding for FAA's modernization of the nation's air transportation system, also known as NextGen. President Barack Obama nominated Foxx in April to replace outgoing Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. The Senate is expected to confirm Foxx, who expressed his support for NextGen...