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As required by Congress, we publicly issued our third quarterly assessment of the savings Amtrak has achieved from operational reforms.
On June 17, as requested by the Senate Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee staff, we issued our assessment of the costs related to Amtrak’s recently settled labor negotiations and Amtrak’s ability to pay those costs.
At the request of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, we reviewed the authority, duties, and use of railroad police, particularly for non-law enforcement purposes.
As mandated by Congress in the Conference Report accompanying the FY 2006 Appropriations Act for the Department of Transportation, we issued the fourth in a series of quarterly reports to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees providing an
Our first quarterly report, issued January 5, 2006, established an FY 2006 operating subsidy baseline of $586 million.
We issued a letter to the Secretary Mineta, FRA Administrator Rutter, and the House and Senate Appropriations Committees on Amtrak's compliance with condition 8 of its Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing loan.
On April 30th, as mandated by the fiscal year 2008 Appropriations Act for the Department of Transportation, we issued our quarterly report on Amtrak’s year–to–date financial performance and savings from operational reforms to the House and Senate
Letter to Appropriations Committees Regarding Amtrak User Fees For Right-Of-Way Access And Incentive Payments For On-Time Performance
On April 8, as mandated by the FY 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act we issued our report to the Committees on Appropriation on any and all user fees paid by Amtrak to freight railroads, irrespective of funding source, for access to the right-of-way
Letter to Chairman Issa, Chairman Mica and Ranking Member Grassley Regarding our Review of the Departure of Former Amtrak Inspector General Fred Weiderhold
On March 23, we issued a letter concerning our review of the departure of Mr. Fred Weiderhold, Amtrak's former Inspector General.
Quarterly Report on Amtrak’s FY 2009 Operational Reforms Savings and Financial Performance and Five–Year Financial Plan Review
On November 19, as mandated by the FY 2009 Consolidated Appropriations Act, we issued our quarterly report to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees on Amtrak’s savings from operational reforms and year–to–date financial performance.