House Panel Prepares Rail Bonds

Sanchez, Humberto
March 2005
Bond Buyer;3/9/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32086, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the plan of the Republican leaders of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to reintroduce legislation that would authorize states to issue taxable tax credit bonds and tax-exempt private activity bonds over 10 years for high-speed rail projects. Intention of the Republican leaders to reintroduce a separate bill to authorize spending for Amtrak over three years; Support of Representative Steven C. LaTourette on the move; Efforts of the leaders of the tax committee to smooth the way for the rail bill.


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