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    A picture of Senator Dianne Feinstein

    Senator Dianne Feinstein

    From: CA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-08-01

    FEINSTEIN. Mr. President, Chairman Murray, and Senator Boxer, I rise to discuss with you the importance of funding for the Surface Transportation Board in this legislation, as well as the funding that...



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    Senator Patty Murray

    From: WA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-08-01

    MURRAY. I am pleased to fund the Surface Transportation Board. I agree with my colleague from California that this agency needs funding in order to comply with its governing statute, which directs the...



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    Senator Barbara A. Mikulski

    From: MD

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-08-01

    MIKULSKI. I agree that this bill in no way limits the ability of the Board to oversee projects under its jurisdiction and facilitate their construction. Mrs. BOXER. Thank you, Chairman Murray and Chairman...



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    Senator Barbara Boxer

    From: CA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-08-01

    BOXER. Thank you, Chairman Murray and Chairman Mikulski, for explaining that this legislation will [[Page S6156]] allow California high-speed rail to move forward. Mrs. FEINSTEIN. I also would like...