A congressional probe is calling for an end to Amtrak's use of expensive outside lawyers to represent its top employees during administrative investigations, calling the practice wasteful and unheard of across government.
Amtrak officials pushed the agency's longtime inspector general to resign — without telling Congress — after the watchdog official exposed wrongdoing, mismanagement and criminal activity inside the taxpayer-funded rail service, a congressional probe has found.
Top Amtrak officials declined to participate in an internal investigation until they were provided private lawyers on the government-owned company's dime, an unusual request considering they were not even targets of the probe.
Amtrak and Maryland transportation officials will meet with riders after a handful of problems with MARC train service over the past two weeks.
Alabama Attorney General Troy King met with residents to discuss how they could file damage claims against BP for verifiable loss of income from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
(AP) — The morning train ride between New York and Washington just got 10 minutes shorter.