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Unformatted text preview: l 29, 2012, http://fastlane.dot.gov/2012/02/high-speed-rail-essential-to-creating-economic-growth-and-opportunity.html , July 2, 2012; FAS) (Already, companies around America who are investing in high-speed rail are leading the remarkable recovery in our manufacturing sector. One of these companies is Progress Rail in Muncie, Indiana, which recently opened a brand new 700,000 square foot factory, and is on track to hire 300 new workers. Progress Rail isn’t the only company experiencing success – this is a story that is repeating itself across the country. To date, 30 rail companies from around the world have pledged that, if selected for high-speed rail contracts, they’ll hire American workers and expand their bases of operations in the United States. And once track is laid and stations constructed, high-speed rail will spur economic development. It will generate quality jobs at small businesses all along its corridors. Simply put, over the long-run, high-speed rail will bolster America’s economic competitiveness.) Plan key to manufacturing industry – economic opportunity Offic...
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