Amtrak Appropriations Conferees Appointed


AMTRAK APPROPRIATIONS CONFEREES APPOINTED
January 30, 2003

Listed below are the appointed Senate & House Conferees on the Appropriation Committees who will be negotiating the FY 2003 Omnibus Appropriations bill.

It is absolutely critical that we contact each of the conferees listed below and ask them to support the full funding level of $1.2 billion for Amtrak, which includes Senator Murray’s (D-WA) amendment adopted in the Senate on January 16th without objection.

CALL THEM DIRECTLY USING TCU’S TOLL FREE HOTLINE 800-284-2919

Email them at:
Senate Appropriations Committee Members

House Appropriations Committee Members

SENATE CONFEREES ON APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE

Democrats:

 

Robert C. Byrd, WV (Ranking Mem)
Phone: (202) 224-3954
Fax: (202) 228-0002

Daniel K. Inouye, HI
Phone: (202) 224-3934
Fax: (202) 224-6747

Ernest F. (Fritz) Hollings, SC
Phone: (202) 224-6121
Fax: (202) 224-4293

Patrick J. Leahy, VT
Phone: (202) 224-4242
Fax: (202) 224-3479

Tom Harkin, IA
Phone: (202) 224-3254
Fax: (202) 224-9369

Barbara A. Mikulski, MD
Phone: (202) 224-4654
Fax: (202) 224-8858

Harry Reid, NV
Phone: (202) 224-3542
Fax: (202) 224-7327

 

SENATE CONFEREES ON APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE

Republicans:

Ted Stevens, AK (Chairman)
Phone: (202) 224-3004
Fax: (202) 224-2354

Thad Cochran, MS
Phone: (202) 224-5054
Fax: (202) 224-9450

Arlen Specter, PA
Phone: (202) 224-4254
Fax: (202) 228-1229

Pete V. Domenici, NM
Phone: (202) 224-6621
Fax: (202) 228-0900

Christopher S. (Kit) Bond, MO
Phone: (202) 224-5721
Fax: (202) 224-8149

Mitch McConnell, Jr., KY
Phone: (202) 224-2541
Fax: (202) 224-2499

Conrad Burns, MT
Phone: (202) 224-2644
Fax: (202) 224-8594

 

HOUSE CONFEREES ON APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE

Democrats:

David R. Obey, WI
Phone: (202) 225-3365

John P. Murtha, PA
Phone: (202) 225-2065
Fax: (202) 225-5709

Norman D. Dicks, WA
Phone: (202) 225-5916
Fax: (202) 226-1176

Martin Olav Sabo, MN
Phone: (202) 225-4755
Fax: (202) 225-4886

Alan B. Mollohan, WV
Phone: (202) 225-4172
Fax: (202) 225-7581

 


HOUSE CONFEREES ON APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE

Republicans:

Don Young, AD
Phone: (202) 225-5765
Fax: (202) 225-0425

Ralph Regula, OH
Phone: (202) 225-3876
Fax: (202) 225-3059

Harold Rogers, KY
Phone: (202) 225-4601
Fax: (202) 225-0940

Frank R. Wolf, VA
Phone: (202) 225-5136
Fax: (202) 225-0437

Jim Kolbe, AZ
Phone: (202) 225-2542
Fax: (202) 225-0378

James T. Walsh, NY
Phone: (202) 225-3701
Fax: (202) 225-4042

 

Herbert H. Kohl, WI
Phone: (202) 224-5823
Fax: (202) 224-9787

Patty Murray, WA
Phone: (202) 224-2621
Fax: (202) 224-0238

Byron L. Dorgan, ND
Phone: (202) 224-2551
Fax: (202) 224-1193

Dianne Feinstein, CA
Phone: (202) 224-3841
Fax: (202) 228-3954

Richard J. Durbin, IL
Phone: (202) 224-2152
Fax: (202) 228-0400

Tim Johnson, SD
Phone: (202) 224-5842
Fax: (202) 228-5765

Mary L. Landrieu, LA
Phone: (202) 224-5824
Fax: (202) 224-9735

 

 

 

Richard C. Shelby, AL
Phone: (202) 224-5744
Fax: (202) 224-3416

Judd Gregg, NH
Phone: (202) 224-3324
Fax: (202) 224-4952

Robert F. Bennett, UT
Phone: (202) 224-5444
Fax: (202) 228-1168

Ben Nighthorse Campbell, CO
Phone: (202) 224-5852
Fax: (202) 224-1933

Larry E. Craig, ID
Phone: (202) 224-2752
Fax: (202) 228-1067

Kay Bailey Hutchison, TX
Phone: (202) 224-5922
Fax: (202) 224-0776

Mike DeWine, OH
Phone: (202) 224-2315
Fax: (202) 224-6519

 

 

 

 

Marcy Kaptur, OH
Phone: (202) 225-4146
Fax: (202) 225-7711

Peter J. Visclosky, IN
Phone: (202) 225-2461
Fax: (202) 225-2493

Nita M. Lowey, NY
Phone: (202) 225-6506
Fax: (202) 225-0546

Jose E. Serrano, NY
Phone: (202) 225-4361
Fax: (202) 225-6001

James P. Moran, VA
Phone: (202) 225-4376
Fax: (202) 225-0017

 

 

 

Joseph Knollenburg, MI
Phone: (202) 225-5802
Fax: (202) 226-2356

Jack Kingston, GA
Phone: (202) 225-5831
Fax: (202) 226-2269

Charles H. Taylor, NC
Phone: (202) 225-6401

David Hobson, OH
Phone: (202) 225-4324
Fax: (202) 225-1984

Ernest Istook, Jr., OK
Phone: (202) 225-2132
Fax: (202) 226-1463

Henry Bonilla, TX
Phone: (202) 225-4511
Fax: (202) 225-2237

Now that the conferees have been appointed they are expected to start negotiating next week. In the interim, the following Democratic and Republican “Dear Colleague” letters are being circulated through Congress requesting signatures in support of full funding for Amtrak at the requested $1.2 billion for FY 2003. These letters will be presented to the conferees on Monday, February 3, 2003.

(click here to view the Republican letter)

(click here to view the Democrat letter)

If your member of Congress is already a signatory on one of these letters please call and thank him of her for their support. However, if your member of Congress is not a signatory on one of these letters, please call their office and ask them to support the full funding amount of $1.2 billion for Amtrak on the House floor and to sign-on to their respective parties letter.
PLEASE MAKE THOSE CALLS TODAY BY USING TCU’S TOLL FREE HOTLINE – (800) 284-2919.

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