House bill would cut Amtrak funding

Published: September 15, 2014

Amtrak LogoThe House is proposing a 40 percent funding cut for new Amtrak construction in a new passenger rail bill that was unveiled on Thursday by the chamber’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

Amtrak has received about $1 billion per year from the federal government since its inception in 1971.

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