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Unformatted text preview: speed rail and the most recent proposal to spend $53 billion over the next six years sends a strong, necessary message. The President has challenged us with a goal of giving 80% of Americans access to high-speed rail within 25 years. We should see this challenge as an opportunity to put Americans to work for decades to come. As a person who came to this country at age eleven not speaking a word of English, I truly believe that it is possible to achieve anything in our great country. We have the building blocks necessary for high speed rail to become a reality. Now let us work together and rise to the challenge of making true high speed rail a national priority .} A national high-speed rail network is key to alleviate congestion in highways and airports that devastate the economy causing a loss of billions of dollars Kunz, president and CEO of the U.S. High Speed Rail Association, a trade group that focuses on advancing a national network, March 10, 2011 [Andy, “U.S. High Speed Rail: Time to Hop Aboard or Be Left Behind,” http://e360.yale.edu/feature/us_high-speed_rail_time_to_hop_aboard_or_be_left_behind/2378/,...
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