WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar today made the following statement on the confirmation of Mayor Anthony Foxx as Secretary of Transportation. Klobuchar is a member of the Senate Commerce Committee.

“Mayor Foxx is a dedicated public servant who has worked tirelessly to improve transportation in Charlotte and understands how investing in infrastructure is key to strengthening our cities and rural communities. I’m confident that as Secretary of Transportation he will continue to work to modernize our nation’s roads, bridges and air transportation systems to ensure America can continue to compete in the global economy.”