Rep. James Oberstar (D-Minn.) asked the US Dept. of Transportation to place into the public record any conversations between DOT officials and individuals and groups outside the government in which the officials have discussed DOT's proposed rule to ease how it interprets foreign control of a US airline (ATWOnline, Nov. 9). In a letter to Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta, Oberstar said, "It is my understanding that Department officials have made statements regarding how the proposed ...

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