Two press conferences in Sacramento on March 31 March 31st, 2005
A RailPAC Special Report — Two Press Reports; one with DOT Secretary Mineta, and the other with local officials.Â
By Russ Jackson, RailPAC, who was the only rail advocate allowed into the press conference. A followup news conference was held outside the press room, and that is included below. Read the rest of this entry »
Don’t Panic, but do Write! March 1st, 2005
by Noel T. Braymer, RailPAC President — In politics everyday is the silly season. Along with Amtrak, almost every government program is getting hit with major proposed budget cuts from the Bush Administration. Haven’t we seen this movie before? I think it is a good bet that Amtrak will get more money than the Bush Administration is proposing. But on the other had it is a good bet that Amtrak won’t get as much money as it wants. So the issue is what can you, RailPAC’s member do to protect Rail Passenger service? The answer is to write!