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Texas Rail Advocates, others support Amtrak accountabily bill in Congress

June 17th, 2024
June 17, 2024 - TRA Newswire-A congressional bill filed by a Nebraska Senator that would hold Amtrak accountable for executive bonuses and make the railroad more transparent in its finances has also raised the eyebrows of Texas Senator Ted Cruz,...

Senator Cruz: leading coalition calling on Biden Admin to allow LNG by rail, it's less safe on highways

October 27th, 2023
October 27, 2023 - TRA Newswire - U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), ranking member of the Senate Commerce Committee, along with a bicameral coalition of federal lawmakers, is calling on the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to reverse its...

Senators Cruz, Moran & Tester sound off on makeup of Amtrak board during nominee hearings

June 22nd, 2023
June 22, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Three "Flyover Country" senators are not happy about the geographic makeup of the Amtrak Board of Directors and made their voices heard during a nominee hearing of the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.Chairwoman...

EDITORIAL: The Amtrak Board of Directors doesn't look like the country they represent

June 18th, 2023
June 18, 2023 - TRA Editorial - U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell, Chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, will convene a full committee nomination hearing this coming Wednesday, June 21 at 10:00 a.m. ET to consider nominations for...

Texas Senator Cruz: let's take a national approach for passenger rail; Joins with Senator Tester on Amtrak board makeup

May 4th, 2023
May 4, 2023 - TRA Newswire - The new ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), has come out in advocating for a national approch to develop passenger rail policy. Cruz picks...

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