Mississippi Sen. Loft to Urge Senate to Pass Amtrak Funding Legislation

Sanchez, Humberto
January 2006
Bond Buyer;1/19/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32301, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plans of Senator Trent Lott to bring legislation he authored to the floor that would grant 11.4 billion dollars spending on Amtrak over six years in the U.S. The legislator believes that the nation needs a national rail passenger system. His Amtrak bill has included placeholder language for a provision allowing states to issue taxable tax-credit bonds.


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