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S.2889 Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2009, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Dec 21, 2010 By Senator Rockefeller from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 111-380.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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  • 50% of users support S.2889

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    50% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, support S.2889.
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    • Carly Fiorina Calls on Barbara Boxer to Explain Why Stimulus Money ... - October 14, 2010 by Carly Fiorina for California | CarlyForCA.com - Defines "qualified solar manufacturing property" as any tangible personal property purchased to re-equip, expand, or establish a manufacturing facility for producing solar energy equipment to generate electricity." (S. 2889, Introduced ...

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      As noted by Carly Fiorina for California | CarlyForCA.com on October 14, 2010, "Defines "qualified solar manufacturing property" as any tangible personal property purchased to re-equip, expand, or establish a manufacturing facility for producing solar energy equipment to generate electricity." (S. 2889, Introduced ..." (http://www.carlyforca.com/2010/10/carly-fiorina-calls-on-barbara-boxer-to-explain-why-stimulus-money-is-going-overseas/)
    • Progressive Railroading | RailTrends 2010: A few highlights (by ... - October 04, 2010 by Progressive Railroading.com News - in Washington, and discussions at RailTrends seemed to confirm that — the odds of S. 2889 passing are very low in 2010 and will drop significantly next year. This alone is a significant takeaway. Meanwhile, PTC is still the $10 billion ...

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      As noted by Progressive Railroading.com News on October 04, 2010, "in Washington, and discussions at RailTrends seemed to confirm that — the odds of S. 2889 passing are very low in 2010 and will drop significantly next year. This alone is a significant takeaway. Meanwhile, PTC is still the $10 billion ..." (http://www.progressiverailroading.com/freightnews/article.asp?id=24622)
    • ECT.coop » Ag Departments Back Rail Reform - August 11, 2010 by ECT.coop - The association wants Congress to pass S. 2889, a bill authored by Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va., that would revamp the Surface Transportation Board and make it easier for customers to bring rate challenges against railroads. ...

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      As noted by ECT.coop on August 11, 2010, "The association wants Congress to pass S. 2889, a bill authored by Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va., that would revamp the Surface Transportation Board and make it easier for customers to bring rate challenges against railroads. ..." (http://www.ect.coop/public-policy-watch/legislation/ag-departments-back-rail-reform)

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    • Senate Reform Bill Takes Important Step Toward Fixing Nation's Freight Rail System - December 16, 2009 by PR Newswire - ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Senate Commerce Committee approved S.2889, "The Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2009." ACC President and CEO, Cal Dooley issued the following statement: "Today's action

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      As noted by PR Newswire on December 16, 2009, "ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Senate Commerce Committee approved S.2889, "The Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2009." ACC President and CEO, Cal Dooley issued the following statement: "Today's action" (http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/senate-reform-bill-takes-important-step-toward-fixing-nations-freight-rail-system-79566487.html)
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