Governor Quinn Offers Kudos as LaHood Steps Down as Transportation Secretary
Quinn said Tuesday that LaHood helped lead the U.S. "through one of the most challenging times in history." The governor says LaHood made "unprecedented" safety improvements to the country's roads, rails, transit systems and air transportation. LaHood is 67-year-old and a native of Peoria. He says he won't seek public office and indicated he didn't have any specific plans.
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