[Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: William J. Clinton (1993, Book I)] [March 18, 1993] [Page 321] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov]
Nomination for Deputy Secretary of Transportation March 18, 1993 The President today announced his intention to nominate Mortimer L. Downey, the Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Metropolitan Transit Authority of New York City, to be the Deputy Secretary of Transportation. ``There are few people in this country who can match the experience or the expertise of Mortimer Downey,'' said the President. ``I am very pleased that he is joining Secretary Pena at a Department that will play a key role in implementing my economic plan, as well as in improving our Nation's transportation system.'' Note: A biography of the nominee was made available by the Office of the Press Secretary.