Thursday, June 18, 2009

Media deceptively claim stimulus funds going to "train station" that "hasn't been used in 30 years"

Media Matters
June 17, 2009

SUMMARY: Media figures repeated Sen. Tom Coburn's claim that stimulus funds are being used "to renovate an abandoned train station that hasn't been used in 30 years." But while the station house has long been closed, "[t]he station's platform currently serves more than 80,000 passengers a year," as Coburn's report noted.


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