From Flying’s eNewsletter:
Obama’s Choice for Secretary of Transportation Lauded by GA Groups
Retiring Republican Illinois Representative Ray LaHood, a seven-term congressman and recognized opponent of general aviation user fees, has been nominated by President-elect Barack Obama as the next Secretary of Transportation. LaHood, also known in his home state as an advocate of local airport development, has been endorsed by the AOPA to be confirmed.
Personally, I like this choice.