The following is the text of a letter written in response to a March 29 article describing Gov. Jay Nixon's announcement that Missouri will apply for nearly $1 billion in federal funding to improve rail service within the state. Tom Serandos of Jefferson City sent the letter to Nixon, Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder, Rep. Jay Barnes and Missouri Department of Transportation Director Kevin Keith on March 30.
LETTER: Nixon should reconsider applying for federal funds for rail system
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