WASHINGTON, D.C. — Somali piracy is declining as more commercial vessels employ armed guards, foreign navies ramp-up security and courts dish out justice to offenders, but “progress is still fragile and reversible,” a State Department official warned yesterday.
Szakonyi_JOC said: Mayor Foxx says he will consider grant program for freight projects of natl & regional importance if confirmed as DOT chief.
Szakonyi_JOC said: 'Freight is a critical player in our ecnomy and can be an even greater force to reach into global markets,' says DOT Chief nominee Foxx.
Szakonyi_JOC said: DOT Chief nominee Foxx says he will consider GAO report criticizing how TIGER grant projects are picked. Hopes for funding in fiscal 2015.
Szakonyi_JOC said: Foxx says he's interested in hearing from rail shippers that say they're being overcharged by railroads b/c they have access to only 1 line.