Today, U.S. Representative
"America's increasing public housing needs and crumbling infrastructure require sustained investments that will grow our economy, create jobs and strengthen local communities. Expanding the Rental Assistance Demonstration Program will help us meet the challenges of improving and preserving affordable housing. Protecting the integrity of TIGER grants will support the vital transit, bike and pedestrian transportation projects that promote sustainable and livable communities. And finally, investing in positive train control implementation will ensure the highest level of safety for the millions of passengers that use our commuter railroads each year," said Rep. Quigley.
Rep. Quigley offered an amendment to increase the cap for the highly popular Residential Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Program from an arbitrary 60,000 housing units to 250,000 units.
Rep. Quigley offered amendments to increase funding for Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants and to restore TIGER grant eligibility to transit, bike, and pedestrian projects. TIGER grants encourage smart, multi-modal transportation projects that stimulate local economies, giving local governments the flexibility to invest in projects that best meet their needs. In
Finally, Rep. Quigley offered an amendment calling for increased funding for implementation of positive train control (PTC) safety measures.
Rep. Quigley is the only
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