Illinois budget sets out $12 million increase for Amtrak
(Source: Bloomington Pantagraph, March 9, 2013)
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — One area of state government that's not facing cuts under Illinois's worst-ever budget is its support for passenger rail service. Gov. Pat Quinn is seeking to increase spending on Amtrak service in the state by $12 million for the fiscal year beginning July 1. The Bloomington Pantagraph reports it is a 46 percent increase over 2012.
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Monday, March 11, 2013
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