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  1. Pet-Friendly Provision Propels Amtrak Bill Through HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Despite pressure from conservative groups, a majority of House Republicans voted in favor of a four-year funding bill for Amtrak, perhaps hoping to convince voters that they don't hate puppies. According to NPR , "The Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act passed on a vote of 316 to 101," with 132 Republicans joining all 184 Democrats in supporting the measure.

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  2. Pets-on-trains bill advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation March 4 that calls for Amtrak to expand an experiment permitting pets on some of its passenger trains. Since April, Amtrak has been conducting a pilot project allowing cats and small dogs on certain trains in Illinois.

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  3. Bipartisan Rail Reform Bill Passes HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    Today, with bipartisan support, the House of Representatives passed the Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act , a bill championed by former Mother Lode Republican Rep. Jeff Denham. Denham, who chairs the Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee, co-introduced the bill with another Republican and two Democrats who serve as chair and ranking members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

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  4. Deal to Fund Amtrak Comes With a Furry, Adorable AmendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Skift

    Anything that can keep the rail line off the chopping block is good news to us, even if there's a bit more barking. All aboard! Dogs and cats could ride along as passengers on some Amtrak trains under a pilot program passed by the U.S. House as part of a bill to reauthorize funding for the rail service.

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  5. Central Valley congressmen epitomize California GOP's immigration woesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Rep. Jeff Denham testifies at a hearing of the House Judiciary subcommittee on immigration and border security in 2013. Rep. Jeff Denham testifies at a hearing of the House Judiciary subcommittee on immigration and border security in 2013.

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  6. Going with the dogs (and cats) on AmtrakRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Times

    All aboard! Dogs and cats could ride along as passengers on certain Amtrak trains under a pilot program passed by the U.S. House as part of a bill to reauthorize funding for the rail service. The bill was passed 316-101 by the House on Wednesday.

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  7. House passes Amtrak bill that could boost Northeast serviceRead the original story

    Yesterday | Planning

    In a rare burst of bipartisanship, the House moved Wednesday to boost Amtrak's popular service between Boston and Washington while giving states a greater say in the local routes they help subsidize. The bill, approved by a vote of 316 to 101, authorizes $7.2 billion in federal subsidies for passenger rail, including $1.7 billion a year over four years in subsidies for Amtrak .

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  8. Coming soon: Pets on Amtrak?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Politico

    The furry friends could soon join their human owners riding the railroad's Northeast Corridor - presumably not in the quiet car, though. House lawmakers passed the Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act by a vote of 316 to 101 on Wednesday, reauthorizing Amtrak for four years and voting down an amendment from Rep. Tom McClintock to cut its federal subsidies.

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  9. House gives a boost to Amtrak service between DC and BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS News

    ... Jeff Denham, R-Calif. , that would permit Amtrak passengers to bring pets with them. California representative Jeff Denham was inspired by his French Bulldog Lily to push Amtrak to allow small pets on trains. The White House said in a statement ...

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  10. Lawmaker's French bulldog helped win bipartisan support in House for Amtrak 'critter car' billRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABA Journal

    A reputation for division along bipartisan lines was no barrier to U.S. House approval of a passenger railroad bill on Wednesday, thanks to a 15-pound lobbyist known as Lily. The French bulldog, who belongs to the bill's primary sponsor, Rep. Jeff Denham, R-California, has "a lot of friends here on Capitol Hill," he told the Los Angeles Times .

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  11. Furry Amtrak seatmates to be possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    According to the Transportation Rail Travel and Tourism Amtrak Travel News and Crains Chicago, there is a distinct possibility that your next seatmate could potentially be a canine or feline. Currently there is a pilot program that has been passed by the U.S. House for particular Amtrak trains; a bill that will reauthorize funds for the rail service.

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  12. House Approves Amtrak Funding, Rewrites Rules To Allow Furry RidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WGBH

    Instead of fighting like cats and dogs, Congress appears to be coming together for a change, and maybe it's because of our feline and canine friends. In a rare bipartisan vote, the House today approved an Amtrak funding bill that will keep the trains running for another four years, and allow some pets to ride along on the intercity passenger rail service .

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  13. Fido and Fluffy May Be Your Amtrak Seatmates Under House MeasureRead the original story

    Wednesday | Bloomberg

    All aboard! Dogs and cats could ride along as passengers on certain Amtrak trains under a pilot program passed by the U.S. House as part of a bill to reauthorize funding for the rail service. The bill was passed 316-101 by the House on Wednesday.

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  14. California lawmaker's pet inspires rare bipartisan compromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Los Angeles Times

    Lily the French bulldog is the inspiration for Rep. Jeff Denham's measure to allow dogs and cats to ride on Amtrak trains. From the rubble of hurt feelings and partisan gridlock that Congress has become, Lily the French bulldog has emerged as a peacemaker.

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  15. House GOP's 'War of the Roses'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Washington Examiner

    House Republicans, who seemed so happy together when they started the session in January, now appear to be trapped in a bad marriage filled with distrust, miscommunication and mutual accusations. With the very public defeat for conservative House Republicans who wanted to defund President Obama's executive actions on immigration, the family dysfunction has boiled over into a public scene - and many Republicans say they're fed up with uncompromising insurgents for disrupting the party's unity.

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  16. The falling pocketbook and the lawmaker it almost knocked outRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    American business magnate Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam Adelson, attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech Tuesday. The casino magnate and his wife, Miriam , were in the House gallery for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu 's address to Congress on Tuesday when Miriam Adelson's bag fell and almost clocked Rep. Brad Ashford .

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  17. GOP House and White House agree on something a " Amtrak fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Washington Post

    In this photo taken Feb. 11, 2015, Rep. Jeff Denham poses with Lily, his 15-pound French bulldog in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Republican-controlled House is expected to pass a bill Tuesday reauthorizing funding for Amtrak, and while the Obama administration isn't 100 percent happy with it, the White House declared its support.

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  18. Labs extend record as US top dog, but bulldogs make wavesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | New Canaan News-Review

    In this Feb. 13, 2007 file photo, four Labrador retrievers line up for a photograph with their handlers before entering the ring for competition at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York. Labs reigned as the nation's top dog in 2014 for the 24th year after breaking poodles' decades-old record in 2013, according to American Kennel Club rankings set to be released Thursday Feb. 26, 2015.

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  19. Lawmakers band together to fight drive-by ADA lawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    The move comes after a wave of litigation based on the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act was filed against more than 60 businesses in Stanislaus and Merced counties alone -- and hundreds more were filed up and down the state. Brad Bilson of Bilson's Sports Shop in Turlock is one of more than 20 businesses being sued by the same woman from Atwater.

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  20. Americans pick their favorite dog breedRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Connecticut Post

    In this Feb. 13, 2007 file photo, four Labrador retrievers line up for a photograph with their handlers before entering the ring for competition at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York. Labs reigned as the nation's top dog in 2014 for the 24th year after breaking poodles' decades-old record in 2013, according to American Kennel Club rankings set to be released Thursday Feb. 26, 2015.

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