Trump to name Vulcan director, former Labor chief to head DOT
- Published: Tuesday, 29 November 2016 15:09
- Written by Concrete News
Sources: National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), Alexandria, Va.; CP staff
President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Elaine Chao to be U.S. Secretary of Transportation. A Vulcan Materials Co. director and the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), she was Secretary of Labor from 2001–2009, throughout both terms of President George W. Bush, and has also served as DOT deputy secretary and Federal Maritime Commission chairman.