Mica of orlando and the house railroads subcommittee

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Unformatted text preview: runwald, writer for Miami Times, 2/22/2011 (Michael, Miami Times, Access: 6/28/2012, Proquest, UNT) AGI {“In 2009, Obama launched high-speed rail by slipping $8 billion into his stimulus package , even though few potential projects were shovel-ready enough to provide real stimulus. Eager governors from both parties made $55 billion worth of requests for the cash, a reflection of pent-up demand, and in last year's State of the Union, Obama described the program as a matter of not just mobility but also of national pride as well. Mica of Orlando and the House Railroads Subcommittee chairman, Bill Shuster of Pennsylvania, already planned to investigate the Administration's previous funding decisions - and they're not happy with this one. " The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again expecting a different result, and that is exactly what Vice President Biden offered today," Shuster said. "If the Obama Administration is serious about high-speed rail, they should stop throwing money at projects in the same failed manner."”} Discussions/Generic Transportation Investment Will Occur (A2: Perception Links) The Transportation Bill triggers the link Fram, Associated Press, Lowy, Associated Pre...
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