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Train Advocates to Protest Proposed Budget Cuts To Rail Service

Beginning today, railroad advocates in nearly 30 cities across the U.S. are holding rallies to protest the potential loss of funding to Amtrak, as outlined in the budget proposed by the White House. The budget would affect travelers in more … Continue reading

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Health Risks Of Living In US Border Colonias Prompt Funding Increase Proposal

PRESIDIO, Texas — Thousands of mostly poor Hispanic people live in border communities called colonias¬†with no access to running water or electricity. Now, the Obama administration wants the four border states that receive federal funds for colonia improvement to increase … Continue reading

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