While the fate of Amtrak service remains uncertain as Gov. Bruce Rauner and the Democrat-controlled legislature continue a budget stalemate, Homewood officials are taking action to defend the village's rail service.On Friday, two village staff members visited Homewood Metra Station during the morning and afternoon commute peaks to hand out postcards provided by the Midwest High Speed Rail Association. The postcards urge riders to contact their state representatives and express their support for maintaining transit service.Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld said Saturday that he expects if . . .
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