• Rokita nomination held up; Big transportation vote next week

    9 days ago - By NARP

    Rail Passengers Association Golden Spike winner Sen. Jerry Moran placed a hold upon two nominees-including controversial candidate Todd Rokita, who voted to defund Amtrak on multiple occasions during his tenure in the U.S. House.
    In other news, leadership in both the House and the Senate are backing the inclusion of a surface transportation extension to a stopgap funding measure aimed at averting a government shutdown at the end of September.
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