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For Buttigieg, ‘Generational’ Transportation Change May Not Be Easy, Experts Say

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WASHINGTON — Now that Pete Buttigieg is secretary of transportation, he faces a challenge: delivering on his promises of infrastructure overhaul. During his Senate confirmation...
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Pete Buttigieg Is Confirmed as Biden’s Transportation Secretary

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“This confirmation breaks through a barrier that has existed for too long; where L.G.B.T.Q. identity served as an impediment to nomination or confirmation at the...
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Buttigieg’s Climate Promises: What Could He Actually Do?

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WASHINGTON — Pete Buttigieg, President Biden’s choice to lead the Department of Transportation, vowed to make climate change a top priority during his Senate confirmation...
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‘Very High Risk’: Longshoremen Want Protection From the Virus So They Can Stay on the Job

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“We’re hidden,” said Kenneth Riley, the president of the local longshoremen’s union in Charleston, S.C. “But if you think some of the store shelves were...