Senate confirms Bhatt as DelDOT leader

    After an hour of testimony, the Delaware Senate yesterday confirm Shailen Bhatt will be the state’s new Secretary of Transportation. This solidifies his move from the Federal Highway Administration.

    “We’ll be transparent in our decision making, we’ll be ethical and efficient, we’ll be accountable and we’ll measure our performance so that we know that the investments that we are making are going towards the goals that we have set,” Bhatt said yesterday.

    He assumes the DelDOT position after the resignation of Carolann Wicks, who stepped down in February when she faced questions about questionable land deals and other issues.


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