House Committee Kills Bonding Language in High-Speed Rail Bill
- California brings high-speed rail plan to voters. Johnston, Bob // Trains;Dec2002, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p36
Reports on the legislation passed by Californians that will put a high-speed rail bill on the November 2004 ballot for voter approval. Impact of the bill on bond issues; Issues considered about the bill; Description of the bond bill.
- Reintroduced Rail Bill Allows State Bonding. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;4/18/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32113, p5
Reports on the reintroduction of the rail bonds bill by the Leaders of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in the U.S. Authority given to the states to issue taxable tax-credit bonds and tax-exempt private-activity bonds for high-speed rail projects; Emphasis on the increasing...
- Senators to Mull Six-Year Funding Pact, $8 Billion in Tax-Credit Bonds. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;7/28/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32184, p5
Reports that senator Trent Lott and other members of the Senate Commerce Committee have introduced legislation which would authorize funding for Amtrak in the U.S. Proposed budget for Amtrak; Plans to include a tax provision in the bill that will allow states and the railroad to issue taxable...
- Rail Plan Introduced In House. Funk, Lynne // Bond Buyer;5/12/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32876, p1
The article focuses on the Rail Infrastructure Development and Expansion Act for the 21st Century (RIDE-21) introduced by the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman James L. Oberstar. The bill would authorize states and interstate compacts to issue $12 billion of...
- THE NEW BRITISH LAW ON RAILROAD REPORTS. Sakolzki, A.M. // Quarterly Journal of Economics;May12, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p536
Focuses on railroad law in Great Britain. Railroad capitalization; Utility of mileage and tonnage costs; Schedules of statistical return.
- Wisconsin outlaws one-man crews. // Traffic World;11/17/97, Vol. 252 Issue 7, p51
Discloses the passage of legislation in Wisconsin prohibiting the operation of a railroad train or locomotive that does not have at least a crew of two individuals. Provisions under bill; Support of bill by the United Transportation Union; Penalties for violators of the bill.
- Rail labor loses two rounds at D.C. federal appeals court. // Traffic World;8/9/93, Vol. 235 Issue 6, p30
Reports on two decisions of the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Setting aside three-judge panel decision on National Mediation Board merger rule; Justice department's petition for en banc consideration; Upholding application of Section 10901 of Interstate Commerce...
- Bill to facilitate rail access to Washington ports passes. // Traffic World;4/17/95, Vol. 242 Issue 3, p61
Reports on the approval of a Washington state Senate bill that will assure adequate mainline rail trackage and rail access to state ports to handle intermodal growth. Development of bill to reverse a decline in the state's mainline trackage and improve speed rail access to state ports; Proposal...
- Bid to reopen railroad beaten. // San Diego Business Journal;7/08/96, Vol. 17 Issue 28, p22
Reports on the defeat of an amendment to a House transportation bill that would have allocated $490,000 towards the reopening of the San Diego and Arizona Eastern railroad in California.