April 9, 2024 - KBTX.com - Donnie Tuggle - 

The letter was sent by Steve Roberts, a Partner at Holtzman Vogel, on behalf of Texans Against High-Speed Rail (TAHSR), a coalition of more than 70 property owners, stakeholders, and local leaders in the path of a proposed high-speed rail project.

TAHSR President Trey Duhon expressed concerns about the project’s environmental impact statement, ridership calculations, flooding and drainage issues, public safety, and new developments along the route.

“Once Amtrak expressed interest in resurrecting the Dallas to Houston HSR from the hands of the distressed assets company now controlling what is left of the project, we felt it was important to review what we know of the project with fresh eyes. We found additional issues with the Environmental Impact Statement for the project, as well as concerns related to FARA. 

Read more: https://www.kbtx.com/2024/04/09/department-justice-urged-investigate-alleged-foreign-influence-texas-high-speed-rail-project/

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