WASHINGTON, D.C.--(ENEWSPF)--January 29, 2013. U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) issued the following statement today in response to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's announcement he will step down as head of the U.S. Department of Transporation:
"I want to thank Secretary Ray LaHood for his many years of service to the people of Illinois and this country, and I applaud his ability to bring people together. I add myself to the many voices in Washington who agree that he will be missed."