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  1. DC: House Speaker Decries 'Stupid Question' About Amtrak FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Mass Transit

    ... new system was installed on the tracks in the area but was not in use because more testing was needed. Rep. Harold Rogers, R-Ky., chairman of the Appropriations committee, said Republicans are holding agency budgets down to abide by government-wide ...

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  2. House speaker decries 'stupid question' about Amtrak fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... new system was installed on the tracks in the area but was not in use because more testing was needed. Rep. Harold Rogers , R-Ky., chairman of the Appropriations committee, said Republicans are holding agency budgets down to abide by government-wide ...

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  3. Boehner calls 'stupid' a reporter's Amtrak question on lack of U.S. fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    ... new system was installed on the tracks in the area but was not in use because more testing was needed. Rep. Harold Rogers, R-Ky., chairman of the Appropriations committee, said Republicans are holding agency budgets down to abide by government-wide ...

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  4. House Speaker Boehner Mocks Reporter For "Stupid Question" On Amtrak FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... new system was installed on the tracks in the area but was not in use because more testing was needed. Rep. Harold Rogers, R-Ky., chairman of the Appropriations committee, said Republicans are holding agency budgets down to abide by government-wide ...

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  5. Republican Cuts Kill... AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Crooks and Liars

    ... and employment opportunities - Republicans have slashed Amtrak's funding every year. The ad targets Rep. Harold Rogers (R-KY), Chair of Appropriations Chair, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker of the House John Boehner and dozens of ...

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  6. House panel gives nod to $251M Amtrak budget cutRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | NWAonline

    A Republican-controlled House panel approved spending cuts to Amtrak's budget Wednesday, just hours after a deadly crash in Philadelphia. In this Jan. 14, 2013 file photo, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rep. Harold Rogers, R-Ky.

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  7. Amtrak train | Richard Thornton / Shutterstock.com. Ayn Rand stamp | catwalker / Shutterstock.comRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Phillymag.com

    ... of increased infrastructure funding.) Democratic senators blasted the Republican vote . Committee chair Harold Rogers said the committee was hamstrung by rules stemming from the 2011 sequestration and had to make the cuts. But train funding is often ...

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  8. Appropriators Raise Safety at Transportation-HUD MarkupRead the original story

    May 13, 2015 | Roll Call

    The House Appropriations Committee marked up the fiscal 2016 Transportation-HUD appropriations bill Wednesday with panel members addressing the deadly Amtrak derailment the night before. Appropriations Chairman Harold Rogers, R-Ky., said the bill's $55.27 billion discretionary spending succeeded in 'making responsible reductions to lower priority programs' and said funding levels show 'safety continues to be a priority for the committee.'

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  9. Non-Passive Progressives Spew Hate Blame Amtrak Crash On GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Residual Forces

    ... video of dozens of GOP leaders demanding "cuts" to Amtrak and other critical projects. The ad includes Rep. Harold Rogers (R-KY), Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker of the House John ...

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  10. House Republicans push for deep Amtrak spending cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Capitol Hill Blue

    ... families, like roads, bridges, and rail systems and access to safe and affordable housing." But Chairman Harold Rogers of Kentucky said majority Republicans are hamstrung by automatic spending cuts known as sequestration that are forcing a freeze in ...

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  11. Lawmakers Approve Amtrak Budget Cut Hours After Deadly CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | TIME.com

    ... families, like roads, bridges, and rail systems and access to safe and affordable housing." But Chairman Harold Rogers of Kentucky said majority Republicans are hamstrung by automatic spending cuts known as sequestration that are forcing a freeze in ...

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  12. Amtrak Funding Long a Target in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | NBC Washington

    ... who represents Philadelphia. "These riders deserve safe, secure, and modern infrastructure." But Chairman Harold Rogers of Kentucky said that the Republicans, who are in the majority, are hamstrung by automatic spending cuts. President Obama had ...

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  13. House Committee votes to cut Amtrak fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... Clearly, that exhortation-and the day's news-fell on deaf ears in the Republican-led committee. Chairman Harold Rogers lamented the his hands were tied, that the "Budget Control Act is the law of the land, dictates what we can't do and we're ...

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  14. House committee votes to cut funding for AmtrakRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... place in 2011 through the budget control act, also known as the sequester. Appropriations committee chairman Harold Rogers (R-Ky.) blamed President Barack Obama for introducing the idea of budget caps. "He suggested at the outset the sequestration ...

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  15. Letter says FMCSA being 'selective' in choosing restart study...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Trucker

    ... to the industry's experience under the agency's "onerous" restart restrictions. It was addressed to Rep. Harold Rogers, R-Ky., chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, and Rep. Nita M. Lowey, D-N.Y., ranking member. The stronger language ...

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  16. A Long Summer of Spending Standoffs Is ComingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Roll Call

    ... year, will bring GOP leaders to the negotiating table. 'I think we have to,' House Appropriations Chairman Harold Rogers , R-Ky., said earlier this month when asked about negotiating a potential budget deal. 'It's going to have to take a willing ...

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  17. GOP spending plan calls for draconian cuts in benefit programsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... skeptical. "With the numbers we're having to appropriate to, I'm not sure we can pass these bills," said Rep. Harold Rogers, R-Ky., chairman of the House Appropriations Committee. Finally, there is the Alice-in-Wonderland nature of it all: Making ...

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  18. EKCEP receives grantRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    The U.S. Department of Labor has announced an award of nearly $7.5 million in National Emergency Grant funds to the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program Inc. to provide training and employment services to help out-of-work Eastern Kentuckians affected by the region's economic struggles retrain and return to the workforce. Announced by U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez on Thursday, the grant will allow EKCEP to bring critical services like expert career advising, job placement assistance, and training referral and enrollment to additional unemployed Eastern Kentuckians affected by the region's economic downturn and coal-industry decline - similar to EKCEP's Hiring Our Miners Everyday initiative.

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  19. Fantasy budgetingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    ... skeptical. "With the numbers we're having to appropriate to, I'm not sure we can pass these bills," said Rep. Harold Rogers, R-Ky., chairman of the House Appropriations Committee. Finally, there is the Alice-in-Wonderland nature of it all: Making ...

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  20. Senate approves budget plan that would cut spending, but changes likelyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    ... the table. "With the numbers we're having to appropriate to, I'm not sure we can pass these bills," said Rep. Harold Rogers of Kentucky, the House Appropriations Committee chairman. He added, "I think there's a deal to be had." Senate Republicans ...

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