GOP-led House panel approves cuts to transportation grants, Amtrak
(Source: Associated Press, May 21, 2014)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — GOP-drafted legislation that would impose cuts on Amtrak repairs, transit projects, and a transportation grant program championed by President Barack Obama sailed through a key House panel on Wednesday. In the House measure approved Wednesday, Amtrak capital grants would be cut by $200 million and employees of the passenger railroad would generally be limited to $35,000 a year in overtime.
Full story: The Republic
Thursday, May 22, 2014
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