The group, which has been christened the Congressional Bicameral High-Speed & Intercity Passenger Rail Caucus, will comprise Democratic lawmakers from states seeking federal money for high-speed rail.
The development of the caucus follows Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s (R) decision to reject federal funds for rail. He became the third GOP governor to do so.
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Passenger rail caucus boarding today at Union Station
By Keith Laing - 03/15/11 01:40 PM EDT