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Bill would make assaulting rail crew members a federal offense

(Source: Chicago Tribune, May 16, 2018)

CHICAGO — On the one-year anniversary of the shooting of an Amtrak conductor in Naperville, Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois on Wednesday introduced a bipartisan bill that would make assault or intimidation of passenger rail crew members a federal offense, which could lead to tougher penalties.

Full story: Chicago Tribune

Thursday, May 17, 2018

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