Scott Mall Thursday, May 26, 2022  Elaine Chao, then-Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation. (Photo: USDOT) May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Organizations across the United States are paying tribute to “generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental in its future success.” FreightWaves joins...

Madeleine Albright, the first female U.S. Secretary of State, has died of cancer, her family said Wednesday. She was 84 years old. “When people ask me what’s the most important thing to happen in my life, I say becoming an American. I’m very proud to be an American,” Albright told 7News reporter Nick Minock in...

Bob Dole, who overcame disabling war wounds to become a sharp-tongued Senate leader from Kansas, a Republican presidential candidate and then a symbol and celebrant of his dwindling generation of World War II veterans, has died. He was 98. If it wasn’t for Dole, a former Senator from Kansas and WWII veteran, and his efforts...

Elaine Chao warns of declining labor participation rate on ‘Kilmeade Show’ Former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao warned Monday the ongoing labor shortage could be “tomorrow’s new normal” if the Biden administration doesn’t change course. Chao, who served as transportation secretary in the Trump administration and labor secretary under George W. Bush, joined “The Brian Kilmeade...

SECRETARY ELAINE CHAO JOINS REAGAN FOUNDATION & INSTITUTE BOARD OF TRUSTEES (SIMI VALLEY, Calif.) – The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute announced today that Secretary Elaine Chao will join the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. As a member of the organization’s board, Chao will assist the Reagan Foundation and Institute in preserving and promoting the...

Company Release – 8/2/2021 CINCINNATI, Aug. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that Elaine Chao has been elected to the company’s board of directors. “We are pleased to welcome Elaine to Kroger,” said Rodney McMullen, Kroger’s chairman and CEO. “She’s an experienced national and global leader who brings to Kroger’s board deep...

Kentucky Chamber president and CEO Ashli Watts kicked off the Women’s Summit by sharing her excitement for this first-ever event calling it the perfect opportunity to celebrate, learn, and provide support for one another. She talked about her journey of becoming the first female CEO of the Kentucky Chamber in the organization’s 75 years. She...

A gathering of some of the state’s most successful women did more that just showcase the stature of women: it served as an inspiration to the next generation of women leaders. Today, about 20 students from colleges and universities across Kentucky attended the inaugural Kentucky Women’s Leadership Summit. Keynote speakers included former Governor Martha Layne...

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