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Business, labor groups team for high-speed rail push

(Source: The Hill, July 15, 2021)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A coalition of businesses and labor groups is calling on Congress to include hundreds of billions of dollars of funding for high-speed rail in the forthcoming infrastructure bills. The alliance, dubbed the U.S. High Speed Rail Coalition, is asking Congress to allocate $205 billion toward high-speed rail, in addition to robust labor standards, a High-Speed Rail Development Authority and a Rail Trust Fund.

Full story: The Hill

Friday, July 16, 2021

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