U.S. Senators say pandemic relief plan would give airlines $17 billion, Amtrak $1 billion
(Source: Reuters, December 1, 2020)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. airlines would receive $17 billion for four months of payroll support under a new $908 billion bipartisan Senate COVID-19 relief proposal, staffers for two U.S. Senators said on Tuesday. A bipartisan group of lawmakers announced a package of $45 billion in transportation assistance, and the offices of Senators Mitt Romney and Mark Warner said the plan includes $15 billion for transit systems, $4 billion for airports, $8 billion for private buses and $1 billion for passenger railroad Amtrak.
Full story: Reuters
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
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