Monday, May 08, 2006

Full Amtrak funding: one-third of the 2005 oil company tax cuts

I found this letter to the editor to the Albany Times-Union that very succinctly demonstrated the upside-down federal energy policy. Here's the best part:

Hopefully, our political leaders will recognize the value of rail passenger transportation and fully fund Amtrak's modest budget request of $1.5 billion for the year plus its $275 million of long-range improvements. Since Amtrak full funding is less than a third of the amount given oil companies in tax cuts last year, Amtrak is certainly a bargain.


Capital District Coordinator

Empire State Passenger Association



Blogger Unknown said...

Great article –Impressive:We think you might be interested to know more about our company,helps you get your hands on world’sbest class customized B2B Contact List, which can make your sales andmarketingcampaignscost effective. Achieve Your Marketing Goals and Grow Your

Business.Use B2B Contact Lists to get better and deeperinsights. You and your sales team get to hear true voice of your target audience,much more effectively

ascomparetoothertraditional marketresearch methodologies.
Local Passenger Transportation Executives Mailing List & Email List

4:17 AM  

Post a Comment

<< Home