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MAYOR HANNEMANN APPLAUDS $20 MILLION IN FEDERAL HELP FOR RAIL TRANSIT
Mayor Mufi Hannemann said he is very pleased that the U.S. Senate today approved Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2009, which includes $20 million for
“We greatly appreciate all the hard work by Senator Daniel Inouye and the other members of
The money will help pay for preliminary engineering and design of the transit system, and follows a separate federal appropriation of $15 million last year.
The money will complement the project’s dedicated local funding source: the 0.5 percent
“It is very clear that our rail transit project will be a major economic stimulus for
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