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Unformatted text preview: orts. And they will reduce our reliance on oil as well as our carbon emissions.> Answers To: Fiscal Discipline DA No Link - Funding Comes from X Budget HSR does not increase deficit Durbin, assistant majority leader of the senate, September 21, 2011 (Richard, official website of Dick Durbin, http://durbin.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/pressreleases?ID=32617df5-4fc7-45b1-aefa-57dde3f4e759 , DKE) ["The funding for high speed rail provided in this bill is a worthwhile investment that will create jobs and provide easier and more convenient modes of transit. It is fully paid for and does not increase the deficit by a single penny, " Senator Landrieu said. "I urge the state of Louisiana to pursue a portion of this funding to help complete a much-needed high-speed rail line between New Orleans and Baton Rouge." The Durbin-Lautenberg-Feinstein-Landrieu amendment is completely paid for with unobligated funds for old earmarks and project funding that is slated to expire. These old and soon-to-expire earmarks are still on the books at the U.S. Department of Transportation an...
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