New Amtrak President Alex Kummant engineered a major management restructuring Monday, firing five top officials and naming Eleanor Acheson, assistant attorney general for policy development under President Bill Clinton, as the passenger rail's general counsel. The move comes after a call by two House members for the DOJ to investigate Amtrak's legal department and outside counsel after the release of an inspector general's report, which found that Amtrak mismanaged more than $100 million in legal bills.
Amtrak Fires Five in Midst of Congressional Probe
December 20, 2006
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