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S.294 Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008, 110th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jul 23, 2008 Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill and House requests a conference.

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

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation - Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on October 30, 2007, with a roll call of 70 ayes, 22 nays, and 8 not voting.

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  • 14% of users oppose S.294

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    • S.294: Foundations for Success Act of 2011 - U.S. Congress ... - February 05, 2011 by opencongress.org - U.S. Congress ... Official government data, breaking news and blog coverage, public comments and user community for S.294 A bill to enhance early care and education. Source: opencongress.org ...

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      As noted by opencongress.org on February 05, 2011, "U.S. Congress ... Official government data, breaking news and blog coverage, public comments and user community for S.294 A bill to enhance early care and education. Source: opencongress.org ..." (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-s294/show)
    • Transport Source: Amtrak and America - January 05, 2009 by Transport Source - In 2007, the Senate passed a similar bill, S. 294: Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act. Those bills now have to be worked out in conference. The House bill would establish a $2.5 billion capital fund to provide ...

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      As noted by Transport Source on January 05, 2009, "In 2007, the Senate passed a similar bill, S. 294: Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act. Those bills now have to be worked out in conference. The House bill would establish a $2.5 billion capital fund to provide ..." (http://transportsource.blogspot.com/2008/11/amtrak-and-america.html)
    • Chuck's Viewpoint: There is a light at the end of the tunnel. - December 25, 2008 by Chuck's Viewpoint - Phoenix is Growing Up · Light Rail Needed · Today is Tax Day · Rutgers Team Forgives Imus · Imus Is Forgiven · S. 294 The Passenger Rail Investment and Improveme... ► February (2) ...

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      As noted by Chuck's Viewpoint on December 25, 2008, "Phoenix is Growing Up · Light Rail Needed · Today is Tax Day · Rutgers Team Forgives Imus · Imus Is Forgiven · S. 294 The Passenger Rail Investment and Improveme... ► February (2) ..." (http://chucksviewpoint.blogspot.com/2008/12/there-is-light-at-end-of-tunnel.html)

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    • Should Amtrak receive more federal funding? - February 06, 2008 by Helium, MA - Another way is to support S.294, The Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act, which passed the Senate and is now in the House. ...

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      As noted by Helium, MA on February 06, 2008, "Another way is to support S.294, The Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act, which passed the Senate and is now in the House. ..." (http://www.helium.com/debates/sbs/66211-should-amtrak-receive-federal)
    • We need to keep trains on the plains - November 12, 2007 by York News Times (subscription), NE - A bipartisan bill, S. 294, the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2007, passed the Senate in October with an objective to improve the overall ...

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      As noted by York News Times (subscription), NE on November 12, 2007, "A bipartisan bill, S. 294, the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2007, passed the Senate in October with an objective to improve the overall ..." (http://www.yorknewstimes.com/stories/111407/editorial_trainsplains.shtml)
    • Nebraska Amtrack Service Under Attack - October 30, 2007 by Southwest Nebraska News, NE - Nebraska’s Senator Ben Nelson applauded the passage of the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2007 (S. 294). “Particularly for rural states ...

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      As noted by Southwest Nebraska News, NE on October 30, 2007, "Nebraska’s Senator Ben Nelson applauded the passage of the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2007 (S. 294). “Particularly for rural states ..." (http://www.swnebr.net/newspaper/cgi-bin/articles/articlearchiver.pl?162359)
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