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Monday, April 14, 2014
Last Friday (4/11), MIPRC officers submitted a request for FY 2015 federal transportation appropriations to the US House Transportation, Housing & Urban Development (THUD) subcommittee of Appropriations.
Similar to last year, the subcommittee did not have an “outside witness” hearing on the budget, but allowed interested parties to submit written testimony to be included in the official record.
MIPRC requested that the following be appropriated to the Federal Railroad Administration:
An explanation of each request can be found in the submitted testimony, a copy of which can be accessed here.