Railroads: Congressmen Rush to Amtrak Defense As Service Faces Possible Liquidation
- Will the 107th Congress favor rail? Matthews, Robert A. // Railway Age;Nov2000, Vol. 201 Issue 11, p14
Deals with rail-related legislation that should be addressed in the United States' 107th Congress. Legislators who championed the interests of passenger rail; Productivity increases pushed by truckers; Status of a legislation giving Amtrak the authority to sell its bonds; Details of a...
- For Amtrak, it's down to the wire-again. // Railway Age;Feb2003, Vol. 204 Issue 3, p17
Deals with the amendment made by the U.S. Senate in January 2003 on a spending bill for Amtrak. Value of the spending bill; Requirement in order for the budget to be received by Amtrak; Information on a report released by the U.S. General Accounting Office on the liquidation of Amtrak.
- UNWINDING THE CEILING RULE. Osofsky, Leigh // Virginia Tax Review;Summer2014, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p63
This article closely examines the unwinding of the ceiling rule. Congress and partnership tax experts historically have assumed perfect unwinding of the ceiling rule on liquidation or sale of a partnership interest. However, this assumption glosses over a significantly more complicated reality....
- House rejects FY11 Amtrak budget cuts. // Railway Age;Mar2011, Vol. 212 Issue 3, p13
The article focuses on the decision of the House of Representatives to reject a decrease of 446.9 million U.S. dollars from the budget of Amtrak.
- Senate defeats fund cuts for Amtrak. // Human Events;8/16/96, Vol. 52 Issue 31, p49
Reports on the US Senate's rejection of an amendment seeking to cut federal funding for Amtrak. Background on how the senators voted on the measure.
- Amtrak line renewed by House plan. Blake, Laura // Grand Rapids Business Journal;12/18/95, Vol. 13 Issue 51, pB-5
Reports on the bill passed by the United States House to help Amtrak to become profitable on November 30, 1995. Comments from Congressman Vern Ehlers, Representative for Grand Rapids.
- Lobbyists: A Win by Lautenberg Would Be Good News for Amtrak. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;11/1/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31504, p56
Reports that U.S.-based company Amtrak and high-speed rail advocates could benefit from a victory by Democratic New Jersey Senate candidate Frank Lautenberg in the November, 2002 election. Professional background of Lautenberg; Advantage of an improved version of the high-speed rail bond plan...
- Amtrak issues long-distance ultimatum. Johnston, Bob // Trains;May2002, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p12
Reports on the elimination of long-distance passenger trains on September 30, 2002 according to Amtrak management if the U.S. lawmakers failed to double the company's annual grant for the year 2003. Information on Amtrak's Network Growth Strategy studies on long-distance and corridor services;...
- Republicans escalate war on Amtrak, union contracts. // Traffic World;7/3/95, Vol. 243 Issue 1, p25
Reports on the steps being taken by House Republicans to force Amtrak Corp. to accept a repeal of labor protection laws. House Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee's agreement to provide $628 million in operating and capital expenses for Amtrak in 1996, subject to passage of so-called...