Contains a digest of proceedings and debates of the 102nd Congress, 2nd Session.Mr. President, I rise in opposition to the Amtrak amendment and would use the 1- minute time I believe was just allocated. ... Mr. President, I rise today to urge my colleagues to support the Byrd amendment to restore funding to Amtrak a a critical mode ... Starving Amtrak into bankruptcy may appear to be the quick and easy solution to the bleak picture that some have ... that we fully fund rail travel in this country and guarantee Amtrak the opportunity to secure its future in the 21st century.
|Title||:||Congressional Record, V. 151, Pt. 4, March 11 to April 6 2005|
|Publisher||:||Government Printing Office - 2009-12-30|