State drops proposed Baton Rouge-New Orleans line | News for New Orleans, Louisiana | Top Stories | News and Weather for New Orleans | wwltv.com
The state has dropped a plan to seek about $300 million of federal aid to launch passenger railroad service between Baton Rouge and New Orleans.You may recall that Jindal came out against rail subsidies in his famous speech.
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Ankner later said he was not pressured by Gov. Bobby Jindal's office to drop the proposal because of any political considerations.