WASHINGTON, D.C. - Nov. 30, 2016 – Linda Bauer Darr, president of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA), today released the following statement regarding President-elect Donald Trump's choice to be Secretary of Transportation, Elaine Chao.
WASHINGTON, DC – November 9, 2016 – Today the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) issued the following statement regarding the 2016 election results.
“ASLRRA looks forward to meeting with President-Elect Trump’s Transition Team, ensuring that our issues are well understood and represented in the going forward plans. Our Congress has significant work ahead of them. We will work with them to take up the issues of critical importance to our members from balanced regulation to two stated priorities of the incoming Administration and Congress: infrastructure and tax reform. By making the 45G railroad rehabilitation tax credit permanent, we will promote jobs and invest in a strong and sustainable rail infrastructure reaching rural communities and small town America.” Linda Bauer Darr, President, ASLRRA.
WASHINGTON, DC – October 4, 2016 – The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) announced today that the current bi-cameral Building Rail Access for Customers and the Economy (BRACE) Act (S. 2595) (H.R. 4626) has achieved majority in the Senate, with 51 co-sponsors, and in the House of Representatives with 221 co-sponsors.