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  1. Lawmakers Grill Amtrak on Train CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | MSNBC

    ... speeding trains from derailing, is the "single greatest contribution my generation of railroaders can make." Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., a leading Amtrak critic, chastised federal regulators, saying installation of positive train control has been slowed ...

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  2. Congress: Was train engineer using phone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... Republicans accused Amtrak of wasting the money it has - about $1.4 billion a year from Congress - and Rep. John Mica (R., Fla.) said another federal agency, the Federal Communications Commission, contributed to delays by stalling the building of ...

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  3. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... its power to force railroads to install the systems, including fines and orders to shut down operations. But Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., a leading Amtrak critic, chastised federal regulators, saying installation of positive train control has been slowed ...

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  4. Amtrak Chief Joe Boardman: 'Economy Will Begin to Suffer' if Infrastructure Not ImprovedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Transport Topics

    ... accident and have avoided focusing on the Northeast's infrastructure after the derailment. Former T&I Chairman John Mica (R-Fla.), a staunch critic of Amtrak, suggested poor management decisions have hindered Amtrak's operations. Meanwhile, a 2013 ...

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  5. Replenish fund for airport improvements: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... highs in 2015. But there are dark clouds on the horizon. A congressional report released recently by U.S. Rep. John Mica of Winter Park, a former chairman and longtime House Transportation Committee member, declares U.S. airports are "in crisis." ...

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  6. Former Lehman CEO Fuld: 'The Belly of America Has Been Ripped Out'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | News Max

    ... out of the spotlight after a 2008 hearing on Capitol Hill where he was grilled by members of Congress - Republican John Mica of Florida said the banker was being cast as the "villain" - and then heckled as he returned to his limousine. But while he ...

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  7. Lehman's Fuld Speaks Out for Little Guy at Penny-Stock VenueRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Bloomberg

    ... of the spotlight after a 2008 hearing on Capitol Hill where he was grilled by members of Congress -- Republican John Mica of Florida said the banker was being cast as the "villain" -- and then heckled as he returned to his limousine. But while he ...

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  8. Amtrak's Empire Builder (Which Runs Through Idaho's Panhandle) Is Anything ButRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    ... after the crash, to approve a $1.14 billion Amtrak budget for next fiscal year, a $252 million cut from this year. John Mica, a Republican in the House, urged privatization for Amtrak as a solution to what he called a "third-world rail system ... ...

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  9. To see why Amtrak's losses mount, hop on the Empir...Read the original story

    May 28, 2015 | WHTC

    ... after the crash, to approve a $1.14 billion Amtrak budget for next fiscal year, a $252 million cut from this year. John Mica, a Republican in the House, urged privatization for Amtrak as a solution to what he called a "third-world rail system ... ...

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  10. John Mica Warns of 'Airport Meltdowns' This SummerRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Sunshine State News

    ... issues released a report last week warning about "airport meltdowns" in the months to come. Last week, U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., released "U.S. Airports in Crisis," a report which finds that airlines' increased use of fees for baggage and other ...

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  11. Cost of fixing bridges: Could a gas tax hike be in the near future?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    ... per person, the average driver, and it gives us until 2016 to come up with a long term solution." Representative John Mica of Florida said, "Then you have almost a million cars a year going to alternative fuels or some fuels that are paying ...

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  12. Deirdre Macnab, fighting childhood hunger: This weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... a content-sharing agreement with the Orlando Sentinel.) "Metro Center Outlook" presents a repeat of Congressman John Mica, R-Winter Park, talking about the state of the Veterans Administration at 9 a.m. Sunday on WUCF-Channel 24. Another guest is ...

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  13. Republic/Island Execs & Artists at the BMA'sRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | FMQB

    ... 16 in the Senate. Adding their support for the Local Radio Freedom Act in the House are Reps. John Katko (NY-24), John Mica (FL-7), Elise Stefanik (NY-21) and David Young (IA-3). Syndicated Hall of Fame radio personality Charlie Tuna started this ...

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  14. Florida Republicans Call On Feds To Extend LIP FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... s funding for these vital health services," said the letter from Rubio and congressmen Vern Buchanan, Jeff Miller, John Mica, Dennis Ross, Gus Bilirakis, Ron DeSantis, Ted Yoho, Rich Nugent, Mario Diaz-Balart, Carlos Curbelo and Tom Rooney.

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  15. Pennsylvania pol: Crash had nothing to do with moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | CNN

    Republican lawmakers on Friday dug in to their party's defense of cuts to Amtrak funding, declaring that the train derailment that killed eight people this week "did not have anything to do with money," as Rep. Bill Shuster put it. Rep. John Mica took the argument a step further and suggested on CNN that opening the commuter rail market to private investment was the solution to what he called a "third-world rail system ... run in a Soviet-style operation."

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  16. Republican lawmaker: Cuts didn't cause crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Republican lawmakers on Friday dug in to their party's defense of cuts to Amtrak funding, declaring that the train derailment that killed eight people this week "did not have anything to do with money," as Rep. Bill Shuster put it. Rep. John Mica took the argument a step further and suggested on CNN that opening the commuter rail market to private investment was the solution to what he called a "third-world rail system ... run in a Soviet-style operation."

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  17. Critics Question Why Amtrak Took So Long To Install Positive Train ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... the House Appropriations Committee voted this week to cut Amtrak's $1.4 billion budget. Republican Congressman John Mica of Florida told CNN today that the railroad gets too much public money as it is. CONGRESSMAN JOHN MICA: We've given Amtrak ...

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  18. Florida Representative: Amtrak Is A 'Soviet-Style Operation'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Crooks and Liars

    Rep. John Mica called Amtrak a "third world rail system...run in a Soviet-style operation" this morning on CNN. Yes, you read that right.

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  19. Rep. Mica: Amtrak Spending Waste Creates 'Third World' RailroadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | News Max

    Tuesday's deadly Amtrak train crash that killed eight people and injured more than 200 others "doesn't appear" to have been caused by problems with the nation's train infrastructure - but the service's long history of wasteful spending has saddled the United States with "a third-world passenger rail operation," Rep. John Mica told Newsmax on Thursday. "We have Amtrak, which is a Soviet-style management company," the Florida Republican, who sits on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said in an exclusive interview.

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  20. The Amtrak lesson: You must pay for safe infrastructure | EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | NJ.com

    ... pistol that needs occasional oiling or a buff of polish. The leader of the House Transportation Committee, John Mica (R-Fla.), has always made it clear that he favors privatizing Amtrak upgrades. Part of it could be political: The Washington Post ...

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