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Amtrak Sets Records in FY17

Amtrak has confirmed a record year, covering almost all of its operating costs (94.7%) from ticket sales and revenues in fiscal year 2017. Amtrak also carried a record 31.7 million passengers, up 1.5% from the year before. Importantly, ridership was up on all three parts of Amtrak’s network: the Northeast Corridor, State-supported routes, and long-distance […]

House Republicans Throw Trillions of Dollars at Millionaires and Corporations, Hope Nobody Will Notice

House Republicans Throw Trillions of Dollars at Millionaires and Corporations, Hope Nobody Will Notice AFL-CIO Congressional Republicans, knowing how much their new tax bill stinks, seem determined to ram it through Congress before the rest of the country figures out how truly awful it is. How shockingly awful is the “Trickle Down Tax Giveaway Act […]

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