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S.146 Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2009, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 01, 2009 Cloture motion on the motion to proceed withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate.

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  • 46% of users oppose S.146

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    • National Rural Electric Cooperative Association

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    • Association of American Railroads

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    • CSX

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    • BNSF Railway Company

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On June 02, 2009, by Waiting2Trade - The Government is already in the car bussiness. Please don't let them ruin our great American Railroads too.

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      As noted by Waiting2Trade, a user on OpenCongress.org, on June 02, 2009, "The Government is already in the car bussiness. Please don't let them ruin our great American Railroads too."
    • On June 02, 2009, by Dawn12 - Don't let the special interest group destroy America's Rail

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • S.49: Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2011 - U.S. Congress ... - January 23, 2011 by opencongress.org - Rail Reform Legislation Introduced in the Senate. The Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act, S. 49, is very similar to S. 146 in the 111th Congress, and it was originally co-sponsored by Sens. ... Source: Wisconsin Ag Connection ... Antitrust Enforcement Act

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      As noted by opencongress.org on January 23, 2011, "Rail Reform Legislation Introduced in the Senate. The Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act, S. 49, is very similar to S. 146 in the 111th Congress, and it was originally co-sponsored by Sens. ... Source: Wisconsin Ag Connection ... Antitrust Enforcement Act " (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-s49/show)
    • Literaturwelt. Das Blog. » Blog Archive » Ausblick ins Anthropodizän - January 02, 2011 by Literaturwelt. Das Blog. - Schwägerl nennt diese Mischung aus Machtphantasie und Desinteresse eine „ungute Kombination“ (S. 146). Das ist zurückhaltend ausgedrückt. Ich meine, an dieser Stelle könnte man mit einigem Recht die „schöne neue Welt“ mit einem schönen ...

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      As noted by Literaturwelt. Das Blog. on January 02, 2011, "Schwägerl nennt diese Mischung aus Machtphantasie und Desinteresse eine „ungute Kombination“ (S. 146). Das ist zurückhaltend ausgedrückt. Ich meine, an dieser Stelle könnte man mit einigem Recht die „schöne neue Welt“ mit einem schönen ..." (http://blog.literaturwelt.de/archiv/ausblick-ins-anthropodizaen/)
    • Die Note der Glaubenskongregation: Der vollständige Text ... - December 22, 2010 by Vaticanhistory-News - „Deshalb ist auch der Kampf gegen die Banalisierung des Sexualität ein Teil des Ringens darum, dass Sexualität positiv gewertet wird und ihre positive Wirkung im Ganzen des Menschseins entfalten kann" („Licht der Welt", S. 146). (rv) ...

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      As noted by Vaticanhistory-News on December 22, 2010, "„Deshalb ist auch der Kampf gegen die Banalisierung des Sexualität ein Teil des Ringens darum, dass Sexualität positiv gewertet wird und ihre positive Wirkung im Ganzen des Menschseins entfalten kann" („Licht der Welt", S. 146). (rv) ..." (http://www.vaticanhistory.de/wordpress/?p=2710)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Ag groups call for rail reform - September 29, 2010 by McPherson Sentinel - The NASDA resolution called for enactment of S.2889, the Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act and S.146 and HR 233, the Railroad Antitrust ...

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      As noted by McPherson Sentinel on September 29, 2010, " The NASDA resolution called for enactment of S.2889, the Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act and S.146 and HR 233, the Railroad Antitrust ... " (http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/news/x1547140300/Ag-groups-call-for-rail-reform)
    • Kohl, Rockefeller oust rail antitrust bill from Senate until they ... - June 01, 2009 by Progressive Rail Roading - The Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2009 (S. 146) won't reach the Senate floor for a vote today, as had been anticipated. Yesterday, Sens. ...

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      As noted by Progressive Rail Roading on June 01, 2009, "The Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2009 (S. 146) won't reach the Senate floor for a vote today, as had been anticipated. Yesterday, Sens. ..." (http://www.progressiverailroading.com/news/article.asp?id=20540)
    • Today on the Hill - May 31, 2009 by Washington Post Blogs - The Senate convenes at 2:00 pm ET today to resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.146, the Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act. The House is not ...

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      As noted by Washington Post Blogs on May 31, 2009, "The Senate convenes at 2:00 pm ET today to resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.146, the Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act. The House is not ..." (http://voices.washingtonpost.com/capitol-briefing/2009/06/today_on_the_hill_85.html)
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