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Foxhowe Presents: Ray LaHood
August 11 @ 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
August 11, Former Congressman, Secretary of Transportation, and Author on Bi-partisanship, Ray LaHood will present at the Tennis Tea at 6pm after the 5:15pm cocktail hour.
In his key leadership position as House Speaker Pro Tempore LaHood presided over numerous debates, including the contentious debate on the impeachment of President Clinton. In 2008, President Obama appointed LaHood to his Cabinet as U.S. Secretary of Transportation.He had responsibility for 55,000 employees and a $70 billion budget with focus on improving safety in every mode of transportation, improvements to America’s infrastructure, and fuel efficiency. In 2015, LaHood authored a book, Seeking Bipartisanship: My Life in Politics, along with Frank H. Packman of The Dirksen Congressional Center, to document his experiences and reaffirm the importance and value of bipartisanship in building America’s future.