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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ryan Costello (PA-06) and Rep. Patrick Meehan (PA-07) today announced their request for $500 million in funding for the Northeast Corridor (NEC), the most important rail corridor in the country, was included in the House-passed Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, legislation to provide funding for the federal government.
Each day, 75 million Americans go to work at small businesses across the country. In Pennsylvania’s Sixth Congressional District, people working at small businesses brew our morning coffee, develop innovative medical technologies, sell our favorite records, maintain construction equipment used to work on our roads, and are veterans who have served our country. These small businesses hire skilled workforces who are at the forefront of developing solutions for Pennsylvania and the nation.
Safe, modern highways, railroads, airways, pipelines, and waterways are essential parts of our nation’s infrastructure. Not only do they transport us and goods from point A to point B, they lower consumer costs, incentivize job creation, and encourage economic growth in our region.