Past news clips which have appeared include these. (Please note that the links may no longer work.):
Senators Byrd (D-WV) and Murray (D-WA) express opposition to outsourcing Amtrak jobs. ”We believe that the vast majority of taxpayers would agree with us that it is wrong-headed and inappropriate to use their tax dollars to ship jobs overseas,” they said. (Also see letter sent by TCU International President R. A. Scardelletti to Amtrak’s Board of Directors in May.)
Four top U.S. railroads are performing above volume targets, says Merrill Lynch analyst.
Panel calls for guaranteed healthcare, urging core benefits for all Americans by 2012 even if taxes have to be raised. Congress and the president will be required to respond.