Fortunately, thanks to the work of passenger advocates, this amendment was overwhelmingly rejected by a vote of 297 ‘noes’ to 125 ‘ayes’. Critically, 91 Republicans joined with Democrats to defeat this amendment, showing that there is a broad level of support for Amtrak service among the rank and file House Republicans.
Please join Rail Passengers in saying “THANK YOU!” to the Representatives who voted no on the Perry amendment (H.Amdt.616).
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