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Bill would make assaulting rail crew members a federal offense

Posted On: May 16, 2018   |   Posted By: Chicago Tribune

On the one-year anniversary of the shooting of an Amtrak conductor in Naperville, Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois on Wednesday introduced a bipartisan bill that would make assault or intimidation of passenger rail crew members a federal offense, which could lead to tougher penalties. ...

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