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Harris wants answers in Amtrak crash before supporting more funding

Rep. Andy Harris is open to the possibility that Amtrak needs more money to improve safety along its busy Northeast Corridor. But the only Republican in Maryland's congressional delegation said he would need more information before supporting such an increase. How funding for the railroad relates to the deadly derailment this week of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia is a technical question more than an ideological one, Harris said in an interview Friday. And one, he said, that hasn't been resolved. "We have to find out what went wrong for [the derailment] to have occurred, and then in an orderly process try to solve it," Harris said. "There are a lot of questions...

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