Anthony Foxx

Charlotte’s native son Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx was on the list of possible vice presidential candidate in early March, according to a wire story in the Charlotte Observer. Foxx along with other African-American possibilities including New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and former Attorney General Eric Holder, […]

A day after Patrick Cannon was sworn in as the new mayor of Charlotte, our former mayor Anthony Foxx returned to address the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting. Foxx resigned as Charlotte’s mayor after being named as U.S. Transportation Secretary. On Tuesday, he told reporters that he sent Cannon a personal note and described […]

Former Mayor Harvey Gantt publicly endorsed James “Smuggie” Mitchell for mayor during a press conference this morning. Gantt along with former county commissioner Harold Cogdell, city council members David Howard and LaWana Mayfield and several others flanked Mitchell during the brief press conference. Each lauded Mitchell’s skills, experience and ability to continue former Mayor Anthony […]

Watch Mayor Anthony Foxx’s D.C. debut when his Senate hearings begin at 2:30 p.m. today. Foxx has been nominated to be the DOT secretary. Catch the hearings on C-Span.

President Obama will nominate N.C. Congressman Mel Watt to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency. This agency oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Watt has served the 12th District, which snakes through Charlotte, Greensboro and parts of Winston-Salem since it was created in 1992. Watt serves on the House Financial Services Committee, which oversees housing […]

Mayor Anthony Foxx ended speculation today by announcing that he will not seek re-election this year. Foxx, a Democrat, is serving his second term. He is reportedly a candidate for U.S. Department of Transportation secretary. Foxx has not said what he will do after his term ends. In his three-page statement, Mayor Foxx said, “I […]

Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx announced today that he will not seek re-election as mayor of Charlotte. Foxx said he has accomplished most of what he wanted to during his two terms as mayor. He also said his decision was not based on rumors that he was being courted to be a part of the Obama […]

Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx announced today that he will not seek re-election as mayor of Charlotte.  Foxx said he has accomplished most of what he…

First Lady Michelle Obama brought her Let’s Move campaign to the CIAA tournament on Friday. Students from David Cox and Nathaniel Alexander Elementary school participated in basketball and jump rope relays with Obama and Sen. Kay Hagan. Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx, Reps. Mel Watt and G.K. Butterfield along with CMPD Chief Rodney Monroe attended the […]

First Lady Michelle Obama brought her Let’s Move campaign to the CIAA tournament on Friday. Students from David Cox and Nathaniel Alexander Elementary school participated…

Last week was a crazy week of news regarding the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte and local politics. •FOTUS Michelle Obama will be in Charlotte…

<a AT&T vice president and general manager Alison Hall announced that AT&T launching 4G in Charlotte, which will be one of the first AT&T's city with the high speed service. AT&T is also releasing 20 4G devices, of which 12 will be on the Android platform. Hall said AT&T has invested $400 million in technology […]