Will Bush Derail Amtrak?

Bush administration plan proposing splitting up Amtrak and cutting subsidies.
August 17, 2003, 1pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"When Congress comes back from its August recess, one of its priorities, according to President Bush, should be derailing Amtrak...The administration plan is to split up Amtrak, end operating subsidies and let the states operate those parts of the service they are willing pay for. In the meantime, Amtrak says it may soon run out of money and have to shut down...many black Americans travel up and down the East Coast...and need Amtrak because they cannot afford air fares..."

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Published on Sunday, August 17, 2003 in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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