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November 13, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Legislation crucial to Amtrak's survival stalled as lawmakers struggled over a remaining dispute with just hours to go before Congress plans to recess for the year. Planned votes in the House were postponed as negotiators tried to hammer out a compromise on the future shape of Amtrak's board of directors. The Senate last week passed a bill that would provide Amtrak with $3.
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November 13, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Legislation crucial to Amtrak's survival stalled as lawmakers struggled over a remaining dispute with just hours to go before Congress plans to recess for the year. Planned votes in the House were postponed as negotiators tried to hammer out a compromise on the future shape of Amtrak's board of directors. The Senate last week passed a bill that would provide Amtrak with $3.
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June 13, 1990 | MICHAEL ROSS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rejecting arguments that the nation's passenger rail service was at stake, the Senate on Tuesday narrowly upheld President Bush's veto of continued federal subsidies for the Amtrak railway system. The Democrats fell just two votes short of winning the two-thirds majority needed to hand the President what would have been his first defeat on a veto override.
BUSINESS
November 7, 1997 | From Associated Press
After a day of negotiating stops and starts, a group of U.S. senators on Thursday said they are finally ready to pass an Amtrak bill that will save the federally subsidized passenger railway from bankruptcy. Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-Miss.) said he expected to bring the Amtrak overhaul bill to the floor today and that, barring further complications in a precarious compromise to get it there, the legislation should pass. The measure would provide $3.
NEWS
April 4, 1995 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amtrak, which has had its share of high-profile wrecks, has run head-on into a largely unsympathetic Congress that's on a drive to cut all federal deficits. Whether the national railroad passenger system can survive this particular collision is uncertain. Republicans are approaching the issue from multiple angles. Rep. Frank R. Wolf (R-Va.
BUSINESS
November 7, 1997 | From Associated Press
After a day of negotiating stops and starts, a group of U.S. senators on Thursday said they are finally ready to pass an Amtrak bill that will save the federally subsidized passenger railway from bankruptcy. Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-Miss.) said he expected to bring the Amtrak overhaul bill to the floor today and that, barring further complications in a precarious compromise to get it there, the legislation should pass. The measure would provide $3.
NEWS
April 4, 1995 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amtrak, which has had its share of high-profile wrecks, has run head-on into a largely unsympathetic Congress that's on a drive to cut all federal deficits. Whether the national railroad passenger system can survive this particular collision is uncertain. Republicans are approaching the issue from multiple angles. Rep. Frank R. Wolf (R-Va.
NEWS
June 13, 1990 | MICHAEL ROSS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rejecting arguments that the nation's passenger rail service was at stake, the Senate on Tuesday narrowly upheld President Bush's veto of continued federal subsidies for the Amtrak railway system. The Democrats fell just two votes short of winning the two-thirds majority needed to hand the President what would have been his first defeat on a veto override.
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