Category: TRANSPORTATION

Transportation industries sweat Trump’s tariff decision

From autos to aerospace, transportation-related industries are worried that Trump’s escalating trade rhetoric over tariffs will affect their bottom line, squeezing suppliers and dampening exports. A variety of industries are spinning from a number of simultaneous trade actions, including the renegotiation of NAFTA, investigations into the national security implications of auto imports, a new 25 […]

Records: Chao government flights cost $94K

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao flew on Federal Aviation Administration planes rather than commercial flights on seven occasions between January and August 2017, newly released records show — including one flight to and around Europe that cost taxpayers an estimated $68,892 for her and five staffers. All told, Chao’s flights on […]