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Seeing the Silver Lining in Amtrak Funds Issue

| Tuesday March 1st, 2005 | 0 Comments

Sixth in a series: WI Transportation Secretary Frank Busalacchi optimistically says “the ensuing debate [about Amtrak funding] may finally result in a national rail-development program and put an end to yearly ‘donnybrooks’ in Congress about money-losing Amtrak.”
The idea being – the government may compromise and establish a grant-like program to help establish certain profitable routes, rather than cutting all funding at once.
But is it any coincidence that the biggest loser in terms of jobs and money is blue-state Illinois?


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