Transportation Will Play Vital Role in Pandemic Recovery, Buttigieg Vows During Hearing

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Pete Buttigieg (seen here in an earlier photo) laid out his vision for the nation’s transportation infrastructure during a hearing on Thursday before Senate committee considering his nomination as U.S. Transportation Secretary. Gage Skidmore / Flickr

Skift Take: Confirmation hearings can be contentious, but Thursday’s hearing to confirm Pete Buttigieg as the nation’s first open LGBTQ cabinet member seemed more like a gathering of old friends. But Buttigieg was clear: transportation can play a leading role in bringing the country back.

— Ruthy Muñoz

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