State Dept.: Md. Bill Threatens U.S. Talks With France On Holocaust CompensationThe Obama administration on Wednesday warned several state legislatures against initiatives that would punish the state-owned French railway company SNCF for carrying out Holocaust-era deportations to Nazi death and labor camps.
Holocaust Survivor Dies Before Maryland Reparations HearingA Holocaust survivor has died, days before giving testimony on a reparations bill. The bill says the state should enter into contracts with companies associated with the Holocaust only if reparations are made.
Md. Praised For Bill Seeking Companies' WWII RolesMembers of Congress are praising Maryland lawmakers for approving a bill requiring the French rail company SNCF to disclose its role in transporting victims of the Holocaust, if the company seeks a procurement contract to provide MARC train service in the state.