Ray LaHood

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Toyota's Unintended Acceleration Problems Not Caused by Electronics, Feds Say

    ​The problem some Toyota drivers have had with unintended acceleration of their vehicles -- a problem we first wrote about last April -- is not caused by any electronic flaws in the cars, a lengthy federal study has determined. The lengthy federal study could not determine, however, just what ... More >>

  • News

    May 27, 2010

    Train Wreck

    How Metro and its president Frank Wilson got so far off track.

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Frank Wilson Survival Watch: Down Goes Wilson!!! Down Goes Wilson!!

    ​Today's installment of the Frank Wilson Survival Watch is our last -- the Metro president announced his resignation at a meeting this afternoon -- but that doesn't mean Wilson is completely dead to Metro. He's still got quite a bit of cash coming to him, thanks to generous contract stipulations t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Frank Wilson Survival Watch, Day One: He Just Keeps Us Hanging On

    ​In the last several months, things could not have gone worse for Metro president Frank Wilson. When Annise Parker was elected mayor, it seemed only a matter of time before Wilson was ousted from the agency. Parker was critical of Metro during her campaign, and her criticism continued after the el ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    "Safety Deaf" Toyota to Pay Record Fine

    ​Toyota announced today that it would pay the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration $16 million to settle allegations that it kept quiet about safety defects on its cars. The penalty is the largest that the federal government has collected from a car company."Toyota could have contested t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    New Nominees For Metro's Board -- Including A Blogger -- And Frank Wilson, That Bell Is Tolling For Thee

    ​To hear Mayor Annise Parker tell it, it's only a matter of time before Metro's president, Frank Wilson, is gone. At a press conference yesterday where the mayor announced her nominees for new Metro board members, Wilson was the hot topic. Parker had just returned from Washington, D.C., where she ... More >>

  • News

    December 29, 2005

    Dragon Slayer

    A new Republican challenger steps forth to take on Tom DeLay