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The Department of Transportation announced yesterday that it’s reallocating $1.2 billion in high-speed rail money from Wisconsin and Ohio to other states. But where, exactly, is that money going?

A news release from the Department of Transportation breaks down where the funds will most likely be reallocated. Below is a list of the states, along with a link to a news story that goes into greater detail about how the money will be used (except Missouri, but my assumption is that it’s for Chicago-St. Louis service).

California: $624 million

Florida: $342.3 million

Washington: $161.5 million

Illinois: $42.3 million

New York: $7.3 million

Maine: $3.3 million

Massachusetts: $2.8 million

Vermont: $2.7 million

Missouri $2.2 million

Wisconsin: $2 million (for improvements to existing Hiawatha line)

Oregon: $1.6 million

North Carolina: $1.5 million

Iowa: $309,080

Indiana: $364,980

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Ken Paulman

Ken is the director of the Energy News Network at Fresh Energy and is a founding editor of both Midwest Energy News and Southeast Energy News. Prior to joining Fresh Energy, he was the managing editor for online news at Minnesota Public Radio. He started his journalism career in 2002 as a copy editor for the Duluth News Tribune before spending five years at the Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Washington, where he worked as a copy editor, online producer, features editor and night city editor. A Nebraska native, Ken has a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a master's degree from the University of Oregon. He is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists and Investigative Reporters and Editors.