(WASHINGTON) -- New cars in the U.S. will need to meet stricter fuel economy standards, the Biden administration announced Friday. The rule will require passenger cars, trucks and vans produced for the model year 2026 to average 49 miles per gallon, the Department of Transportation said.... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Pete and Chasten Buttigieg tweeted about their son's return home after a three-week hospitalization Saturday, including a week on a ventilator. "Thankful, relieved, and reflecting a great deal on the mixture of joy, terror, and love that is parenting," Pete Buttigieg, U.S. Secretary... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is "optimistic" that the bipartisan infrastructure bill will pass the House and Senate, he said Sunday. "We're very optimistic the president put forward this framework because he believes that it will pass the House in the Senate and can... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg spoke on "The View" about the criticism he's been met with over his paternity leave amid Congress' pending approval of the Biden administration's infrastructure bill. Buttigieg and husband Chasten welcomed twins Joseph August and Penelope... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg has spoken out about his decision to take paternity leave after the birth of his twins, calling it "important work." The comments from Buttigieg come after Fox News' Tucker Carlson and other prominent conservatives mocked Buttigieg's decision... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, who made history as the first openly gay Cabinet member in U.S. history to be confirmed by the Senate, announced on Tuesday that he and husband Chasten Buttigieg are becoming fathers. The former 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and South... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Senate Republicans' potential embrace of a $1 trillion infrastructure package is an encouraging sign a bipartisan deal could be reached, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said Sunday on ABC's "This Week." "They seem to be embracing the idea that about a trillion is appropriate.... Read More.
BY: MOLLY NAGLE, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg said Sunday that he believes it could be possible to get Republicans on board with President Joe Biden's massive, $2 trillion infrastructure bill that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has already... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, ERIN SCHUMAKER and IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 106 million people worldwide and killed over 2.3 million, according to real-time data compiled by the Center... Read More.
BY: MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- While there's no margin for error on the Democratic side -- a single senator could derail coronavirus relief -- recently confirmed Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said its urgent need will ensure Democrats can pass the massive... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Former 2020 presidential candidate and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has made history as the first openly gay Cabinet member in U.S. history to be confirmed by the Senate.At age 39,... Read More.