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Wednesday, February 4, 2009
ACTION ALERT: Oppose Bond Amendments Raiding Rail $$ From Stimulus Package
Two amendments to the economic stimulus plan being considered by the U.S. Senate offered by Sen. Kit Bond, R-MO, would divert $7.5 billion in funding for rail projects, including high-speed rail, to highway construction. Transportation for America has issued a call to action for rail advocates to write their senators and ask them to oppose the Bond amendments.