Sen. Eric Lesser invites US Senate candidates to Springfield for debate on east-west rail –

State Sen. Eric Lesser, D-Longmeadow, is calling on the candidates for U.S. Senate to hold a debate in Springfield focused on east-west rail.  Lesser wrote in a letter to all four candidates in the Democratic primary that he is inviting them to a debate on the topic of high-speed rail between Boston and Pittsfield. His letter says high-speed rail “has the potential to transform our Commonwealth’s economy and create tens of thousands of new jobs.”

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