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Congressional hearing on high-speed rail draws odd comments from rural Texas Republican County Judge

May 8th, 2021
Updated May 8, 2021 - TRA Newswire / Rail Passengers Association - A U.S. House hearing on high-speed rail Thursday provided evidence that Congress is finally getting serious about a federal high-speed rail program. Spearheaded by a younger generation of elected...

Texas House Transportation Members announced, Canales remains Chair

February 4th, 2021
February 4, 2021 - TRA Austin Bureau - The Texas House Transportation Committee will again by chaired by Representative Terry Canales, with some new appointees announced today. Vice-Chair of the Transportation Committee will be Representative Ed Thompson (Brazoria). The re-appointment of Canales,...

After years in development, rail reauthorization poised to advance quickly through the House

June 13th, 2020
June 12, 2020 - - While the surface transportation reauthorization has been years in development in back offices around Washington, last week’s official unveiling of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s draft legislation has shifted proceedings into overdrive, with House leadership...

Rail Passengers defends pax rights in House T&I testimony

November 16th, 2019
November 15, 2019 - - The House Rail & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Rail held a hearing the Amtrak reauthorization on November 13, examining current-day challenges and future opportunities for passenger rail in the U.S. Rail Passengers Association President Jim Mathews...

Amtrak in crosshairs: Rail Passengers prez to testify before House Transpo Committee Wednesday

November 11th, 2019
November 11, 2019 - TRA Newswire/ - Rail Passengers President Jim Mathews will appear before the House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Rail Wednesday morning, November 13, to make the case for a dramatic increase in investment for a national rail...

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