DOE to Invest $28M in Clean Fossil Fuel Power Generation Projects

Fri. August 26, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is investing $28 million toward research and development projects to advance cleaner power generation from fossil fuels.

The agency announced in a Aug. 24 news release that it had chosen 14 projects that will advance energy systems to enable cost-competitive power generation with nearly no emissions.

A Message from TCU President Bob Scardelletti - 2016 Presidential Election

Thu. August 25, 2016

The upcoming presidential election presents one of the starkest choices for union workers in our lifetimes.

Hillary Clinton has proudly stood with union workers throughout her career. Donald Trump says he’s pro-worker – but everything in his public life suggests the opposite.

TCU Mourns Death of Unit 86 National Representative Larry Jones

Thu. August 25, 2016

Amtrak Names Wick Moorman President and Chief Executive Officer

Fri. August 19, 2016

Amtrak announced that it has named Charles W. “Wick” Moorman as its next President and chief executive officer. Moorman, retired Chairman, CEO, and President of Norfolk Southern Corp. (NS), will lead the company, effective September 1, 2016.

RRB Financial Reports

Fri. August 19, 2016

Social Security Warns of Furloughs, Service Cuts if Congress Enacts Proposed Funding

Fri. August 12, 2016

Congress may force the Social Security Administration to cut back on services and furlough employees, according to the agency, which pointed to proposals in both the House and Senate to reduce its funding.

Although not directly effecting Railroad Retirement, this is the thinking of Congressional members on retirement benefits and could paint a dim picture of the future if funding becomes a bigger issue.

TTD Statement on the Passing of Former Rep. Steve LaTourette

Fri. August 05, 2016