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Unformatted text preview: nia's high-speed rail project. Denham is trying to put similar language on other transportation-related bills.) High Speed Rail funding is blocked – transportation sq funding only goes to maintaining current infrastructure Goozner, Award-winning journalist. Has been published by the New York Times, The Washington Post, etc. , June 24, 2012( Merrill, House Puts the Brakes on High Speed Rail, June 24, 2012, http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2012/06/24/House-Puts-the-Brakes-on-High-Speed-Rail.aspx#page1 , June 25, 2012) pg. 1 (House Republicans, however, are blocking all new grants arguing that repairing current systems is the priority. “Funding should go to existing infrastructure needs rather than unrealistic new high-speed rail lines to nowhere,” the appropriations committee report accompanying the legislation said. The program, now funded by regular appropriations, was axed from the Transportation Department funding bill last week, drawing a veto threat from the president. The effort to cage the TIGER grants is only...
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