It's a philosophy,
not a sport
Team Hallahan brings decades of experience in government along with a wealth of knowledge in the field of transportation and infrastructure.
Kate Hallahan has three decades of public sector experience having served in senior positions in the executive and legislative branches of government, including over fifteen years of experience on the Appropriations Committee of the United States Congress. Kate currently serves as a consultant on transportation and governmental affairs as well as an occasional guest lecturer on the Congressional appropriations process with the Government Affairs Institute.
Kate served for five years as a professional staff member on the Senate Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee under the leadership of Senator Patty Murray of Washington State. In 2006, Kate joined the House Appropriations Committee as Democratic staff director and clerk of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, where she most recently served under Full Committee Ranking Member Nita Lowey (NY-17) and Subcommittee Ranking Member David Price (NC-04). Kate has extensive knowledge of the legislative and appropriations process having worked on more than a dozen appropriations acts, including the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Kate also served six years at the Department of Transportation during the Clinton Administration, including positions as a congressional relations officer, special assistant to the Secretary of Transportation, senior policy advisor to the Deputy Secretary, and as Deputy Assistant Administrator for Government Affairs at the Federal Aviation Administration.
2015: Congressional Staff Award of Excellence from Women in Government Relations
2013: Kevin Quinlan Award for Excellence in Traffic Safety from Mothers Against Drunk Driving
2009-2011: Fellow for the John C. Stennis Center for Public Service Leadership
2003: Congressional Staffer of the Year Award from Mothers Against Drunk Driving