There is nothing in any bill about a train to Las Vegas. The stimulus bill does contain $8 billion for high speed rail projects but the entire pot of money goes to the Dept. of Transportation. The Secretary Ray LaHood, a Republican will decide how to spend the money. But there is nothing in the bill or any other referring to any particular train project or idea.
Congressman Cantor produced another apparent whopper while criticizing the budget. He said Republicans will offer an alternative.