H.R. 6003 Would Be the Costliest Bailout in Amtrak's 40 Years of Federal Subsidies
Publication Date: June 2008
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Ronald D. Utt
Keywords: Amtrak; Smart growth; wasteful spending; energy
Coverage: United States
This June, Members of the House of Representatives will be asked to support or reject the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008 (H.R. 6003), an Amtrak reauthorization bill that would substantially increase taxpayer subsidies beyond the extremely generous levels already provided.