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May 2013

Amtrak CEO Joe Boardman headshot

Amtrak Board Extends Contract of President and CEO Joe Boardman

| May 23, 2013

The Amtrak board of directors is extending the contract of President and CEO Joe Boardman for his achievements in improving the operational and financial performance of America’s Railroad®, and to provide continuity of leadership critical to the ongoing implementation of the company’s strategic plan.

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An Amtrak train exits the north tube of the Hudson River Tunnel on its way to New Jersey from New York

Long Distance Trains Are Federal Responsibility

| May 21, 2013

The operation of long distance trains is a core federal responsibility since 1971 and a federally-funded national system is the best way to keep costs low, provide customer choices that build ridership and develop economies of scale, Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman told a Congressional committee today.

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