BOSTON (CBS) — Congressman Stephen Lynch says the MBTA might hit some snags in its quest to get federal funds.
The agency filed for federal disaster assistance after extreme snow and cold crippled the system, but Lynch told WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller that there are caveats.READ MORE: Connecticut Becomes 1st State To Make All Prison Phone Calls Free
“They will reimburse you for emergency costs,” Lynch said. “But that does not include the absence or neglect to maintain the train fleet.”
Lynch also weighed in on the threat from ISIS, and plans for Boston’s Olympic bid.READ MORE: 5 Rescued From The Water After Boat Overturns Near Marion
“Plopping down a 60,000-seat stadium in the middle of a rather thickly settled neighborhood is probably not a good idea,” he said.
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