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Washington, DC | BROWNLEY ANNOUNCES $10 MILLION IN FEDERAL SUPPORT TO IMPROVE METROLINK RAIL SAFETY

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced that the Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink) will receive $9.9 million in federal grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to upgrade its Positive Train Control (PTC) system in Ventura County and throughout Southern California to further improve rail safety. PTC systems help … Continue reading Washington, DC | BROWNLEY ANNOUNCES $10 MILLION IN FEDERAL SUPPORT TO IMPROVE METROLINK RAIL SAFETY

FEMA sells disaster trailers cheaply despite victim demand

FORT WORTH, Texas/December 27, 2017 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — The federal government typically spends up to $150,000 apiece — not counting utilities, maintenance or labor — on the trailers it leases to disaster victims, then auctions them at cut-rate prices after 18 months of use or the first sign of minor damage, The Associated Press has learned. Officials … Continue reading FEMA sells disaster trailers cheaply despite victim demand