TITLE

Senate Panel Unhappy With Plan to Cut Amtrak Funds

AUTHOR(S)
Sanchez, Humberto
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/17/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32341, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Report
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the negative reception of the U.S. Senate to the proposal by U.S. President George W. Bush to cut down funds from the Amtrak and airport improvement construction grants for fiscal 2007. According to Senator Richard J. Durbin, chairman of the Senate Appropriations transportation subcommittee, the proposed Amtrak funding will not be enough to meet Amtrak's funding needs. Views from other U.S. Senators are also presented including Senators Christopher S. Bond and Patty Murray.
ACCESSION #
20232885

 

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