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By Tim Leeds 

Tester inserts Amtrak ticket agents in appropriations bill


Last updated 9/20/2019 at 12:06pm

Montana’s senior senator said Thursday he inserted language in a appropriations bill to benefit Montana, including language and funding to require Amtrak to bring ticket agents back to the Havre and Shelby stations.

The language directing Amtrak to do so notes that ticket agents are critical for rural stations that may not have broadband internet access, his office said.

“In a rural state like Montana, our airports, rail, and highway systems serve as vital links for our economy,” Tester said in a press release Thursday. “If we don’t keep investing in those systems, we’ll never...

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