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Austin Capitol update: Now the budget conferees go at it

April 25th, 2023
April 25, 2023 - TRA Austin - Is it too late for any funding for rail this session? The state budget has now been sent to a conference committee composed of five Representatives and five Senators. The Gang of 10 will now...

Texas House should consider pluses of high-speed rail

May 2nd, 2017
May 1, 2017 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram Editorial Board - Attempts by rural legislators and others in the path of a proposed high-speed rail line between Houston and Dallas have a chance to move their cause forward Thursday at a hearing...

DART says Texas Senate bill could derail Cotton Belt, other projects

April 2nd, 2017
April 1, 2017 -  Dallas Morning News - The Cotton Belt rail line from Plano to Fort Worth and the proposed downtown Dallas subway could be threatened by a bill in the Texas Senate, which would require voter approval before such...

Texas Budget Wall Could Stop Bullet Train Plan

April 2nd, 2017
March 20, 2017 - - A potential budget wall banning state assistance to a privately financed $12 billion Texas bullet train could stop the proposal in its tracks, proponents warn of the latest legislative effort to torpedo the project. The state...

Texas bullet train firm calls provision added to Senate budget a "job killer"

March 15th, 2017
March 15, 2017 - Texas Tribune Officials with Texas Central Partners, the private firm developing the Houston-Dallas high-speed rail line, said the rider added to the state senate's proposed budget Wednesday would put their project at risk. BY BRANDON FORMBY AND MATTHEW...

ALERT: TX Senate hearing Tuesday re high speed rail

March 28th, 2016
March 28, 2016 - TRA Newswire On Tuesday, March 29th, at 9:00am, in the Senate Chamber, the Texas Senate Affair Committee will be holding a Public Hearing regarding eminent domain and rights of property owners. The interim charge the Committee will...

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