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March 12, 2015
Julius Parod
Last week, each member of the House of Representatives was asked a simple question: Did he or she want to keep funding for Amtrak?
March 10, 2015
Julius Parod
Last week the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced it will end the Hoosier train service on April 1st.
March 05, 2015
Shira Orlowek

Yesterday afternoon the House passed an authorization for Amtrak after some last minute drama. Before the bill came to a vote, rail opponents introduced an amendment to cut all funding for Amtrak.

March 04, 2015
Julius Parod
Tomorrow the House will vote on an authorization for Amtrak. Before the vote, anti-rail opponents introduced an amendment to the Passenger Rail Authorization bill (H.R. 749) that would cut all funding for Amtrak.
March 04, 2015
Julius Parod

March 04, 2015
Julius Parod

March 02, 2015
Julius Parod
Last week Senate Majority Leader Clayborne, D-Belleville, and Representative Ammons, D-Champaign, introduced identical bills in their respective chambers seeking $15 million for a Tier I EIS for a Chicago-East St. Louis/Indianapolis high-speed line.
February 26, 2015
Julius Parod

February 26, 2015
Julius Parod
Over 200 people packed an auditorium in downtown Rockford to show their support for the already-funded Chicago-Rockford Amtrak line at a special Illinois Senate Transportation Committee hearing called for by Steve Stadleman, D-Rockford.

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