Democrats propose billions for airlines, transit in virus relief bill
(Source: Roll Call, September 29, 2020)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Democrats are making a last-ditch effort to help the flailing airline industry avert tens of thousands of layoffs on Oct. 1, tucking into their latest COVID-19 aid bill $25 billion to extend payroll support for passenger airlines through next March. It includes $2.4 billion for Amtrak, including $569 million to help states and commuter rail providers pay Amtrak for state-supported route and commuter rail use of Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor.
Full story: Roll Call
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
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