House sends Brooks anti-Amtrak amendment up the creek

Written by William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief

The U.S. House of Representatives late on Sept. 6, by a 128-293 vote, rejected an amendment offered by Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) to eliminate $1.1 billion in federal subsidies for Amtrak as part of its Fiscal Year 2018 federal budget bill.

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