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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
MIPRC submitted "outside witness testimony" to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies for FY 2016.
The commission asked that a total of $1.444.6 billion be appropriated to Amtrak for Fiscal Year 2016 (including $732.2 million for operating and $543.7 million for capital) and for the following to be appropriated to the Federal Railroad Administration:
Information on the rationale behind this request and additional explanation of each request can be found in MIPRC's submitted OWT.