House Debates $14.4 Billion Amtrak Bill Today

Representative John Mica talked about the House debate on a $14.4 billion Amtrak reauthorization bill this week and responded to telephone… read more

Representative John Mica talked about the House debate on a $14.4 billion Amtrak reauthorization bill this week and responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. 

The House Rules Committee Monday met to formulate a rule on the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008 (HR 6003), a bill that will reauthorize Amtrak for the first time in 11 years. It includes a requirement for the Department of Transportation to take proposals from the private sector to finance, construct and operate high-speed rail for two-hour service between Washington and New York City. close

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House Debates $14.4 Billion Amtrak Bill Today

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jun 10, 2008
Last Aired:
Jun 11, 2008

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  • Jun 10, 2008 | 7:17am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 10, 2008 | 9:11am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 11, 2008 | 3:44am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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