Lobbyists: A Win by Lautenberg Would Be Good News for Amtrak
- 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...
- Lawmakers from caucus states roiled over Clinton criticism. Raju, Manu // Hill;3/26/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 33, p3
The article reports on the reaction of Democratic lawmakers from caucus states to the attempt of Senator Hilary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) and her campaign surrogates to dismiss victories of Senator Barack Obama (D-Ill.) in their home states.
- Early fireworks. // Hill;7/1/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 77, p14
The author reflects on the early political campaigns from some members of the U.S. Congress.
- Every man for himself. Tumulty, Karen; Carney, James // Time;9/23/1996, Vol. 148 Issue 15, p37
Examines how Republican congressional candidates are trying to ward off the possible landslide victory of President Bill Clinton in 1996. Trying to get elected by using advertising that highlights their differences with Speaker Newt Gingrich than with President Clinton; How few Republican...
- New members Critz, Djou start off in campaign mode. Berman, Russell // Hill;6/8/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 63, p20
The article reports that U.S. representatives Mark Critz and Charles Djou are staring their legislative careers on political campaigns.
- GOP Holds Advantage in 2004 Senate Races. Gizzi, John // Human Events;1/12/2004, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p3
Analyzes the race for senatorship in several U.S. states in the U.S. 2004 elections. Alaska; California; Florida.
- Neighbors in role reversal. Gianatasio, David // Adweek Western Edition;11/4/96, Vol. 46 Issue 45, p17
Describes the election campaigns of senatorial candidates in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Battle between Senator John Kerry and Governor William Weld in Massachusetts; Battle between Bob Smith and Dick Swett in New Hampshire; Campaign funds; Campaign strategies; Advertisements developed for...
- Railroads: Congressmen Rush to Amtrak Defense As Service Faces Possible Liquidation. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;11/21/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31270, p5
Focusses on efforts by U.S. congressmen against liquidation of the national passenger rail service provider Amtrak Corp. Republican party member Jack Quinn's criticism of a decision on the company by Amtrak Reform Council; Deadline given to the company to become self sufficient; Senators who...