Sen. Jon Ossoff Seeks $10 Billion for High-speed Rail Line That Includes Stop in Athens

Friday, October 15th, 2021

As President Joe Biden’s $1 trillion infrastructure plan continues stalling in Congress, Georgia U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff is hoping to get $10 billion included in the budget reconciliation bill for high-speed passenger rail for Georgia and the Southeast. 

Last month, Ossoff wrote a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., who chairs the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.  

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