(WASHINGTON) -- Just ahead of Labor Day weekend, the federal government is doubling down on U.S. airlines, calling disruptions seen over the past few months "unacceptable" and demanding change.Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg wrote to carriers on Thursday, calling on them to improve... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg had sharp words for the Republicans opposing a bill codifying the right to same-sex marriages, urging them to support the legislation's passage in the Senate after it won bipartisan House approval. Buttigieg, the first openly gay person to be... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said Monday that he's tested positive for COVID-19 and is "experiencing mild symptoms." "I plan to work remotely while isolating according to CDC guidelines, and look forward to when I can safely return to the office and the road,"... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden's administration is working to fortify the economy amid steep inflation with efforts to shore up the supply chain and "invest in the capacity, both physical and human, of our economy to keep up with demand," Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- New cars in the U.S. will need to meet stricter fuel economy standards, the Biden administration announced Friday. The rule will require passenger cars, trucks and vans produced for the model year 2026 to average 49 miles per gallon, the Department of Transportation said.... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Pete and Chasten Buttigieg tweeted about their son's return home after a three-week hospitalization Saturday, including a week on a ventilator. "Thankful, relieved, and reflecting a great deal on the mixture of joy, terror, and love that is parenting," Pete Buttigieg, U.S. Secretary... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is "optimistic" that the bipartisan infrastructure bill will pass the House and Senate, he said Sunday. "We're very optimistic the president put forward this framework because he believes that it will pass the House in the Senate and can... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg spoke on "The View" about the criticism he's been met with over his paternity leave amid Congress' pending approval of the Biden administration's infrastructure bill. Buttigieg and husband Chasten welcomed twins Joseph August and Penelope... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg has spoken out about his decision to take paternity leave after the birth of his twins, calling it "important work." The comments from Buttigieg come after Fox News' Tucker Carlson and other prominent conservatives mocked Buttigieg's decision... Read More.