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Senators introduce bill to prevent procurement of Chinese buses, railcars

March 14, 2019 at 5:01 PM
A bipartisan group of senators on Thursday introduced legislation that would prevent the use of federal funds to purchase Chinese railcars and transit buses. The “Transit Infrastructure Vehicle Security Act” was introduced by Sens. John Cornyn (R-TX) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and cosponsored by Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-ID) and ranking member Sherrod Brown (D-OH). The bill “prevents federal transit dollars from being used to award a contract or subcontract for the procurement of passenger rail cars or...

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