Q. Defunding AMTRAK
While we appreciate your passion about this issue, we feel you may not be aware of how the funding process works.
As the cabinet level agency who serves the current administration, we serve to create regulations which enhance safety and productivity in the American transportation system. You can learn more at: https://www.transportation.gov/mission/about-us
Any decisions on the allocation of federal funds are made by congress - specifically, the U.S, House of Representatives. We suggest that you submit your comments and questions to your elected federal or state representatives, asking for their assistance. For contact information, please seehttp://www.usa.gov/Contact/US-Congress.shtml.
To communicate with the White House: https://www.whitehouse.gov/contact
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