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AMTRAK: Amtrak "Customer Now" Focus Upgrades Stations Nationally

Amtrak has an ambitious $72.5 million program to improve the customer experience at stations across the network in 2019.

ATLAS NETWORK: Atlas Network's Matt Warner Honored with the 2019 Buckley Award

Atlas Network President and Senior Fellow Matt Warner has been named one of five recipients of America’s Future Foundation’s 2019 Buckley Award, which recognizes outstanding young conservatives and libertarians for their above-and-beyond professional service to advance freedom.

AMTRAK: Get Carried Away on Amtrak as Summer Travel Season Begins

Amtrak is expecting an increase in customers this summer as train travel offers unparalleled convenience, ease and comfort.

BAKER & MCKENZIE LLP: Baker McKenzie Advises on CannTrust USD 200 Million Cross-Border Public Offering

CannTrust Holdings Inc., a Canadian cannabis company listed on the TSX and NYSE, closed a USD 200 million cross-border public offering and secondary offering by certain selling shareholders.

BAYFIRST SOLUTIONS: BayFirst certified in AS9100D, ISO 9001:2015, ISO/IEC 20000-1:2018 and ISO/IEC 27001:2013

BayFirst Solutions LLC underwent a stringent evaluation process that included quality management system development, documentation review, internal audits, and Internal Audit Training, and we are pleased to announce that BayFirst was granted Certification to AS9100D (Aerospace) and ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management System (QMS)) by International Auditors Inc (IAI).

AMTRAK: Amtrak Celebrates 48 Years; Looks to the future

Continuing its FY18 success, Amtrak is on track for its best year as the company celebrates its 48th year of operations.

BAKER BOTTS: Baker Botts’ Privacy Lawyers to Speak at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2019

Baker Botts Partner and Chair of the firm’s Antitrust and Competition practice, Maureen Ohlhausen and Corporate Special Counsel, Cynthia Cole will be speaking at the Global Privacy Summit on May 3rd in Washington D.C.

COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE: McConnell Plan to Raise Nicotine Access to Age 21 Could Backfire

Citing health concerns about youth vaping, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced legislation to raise the nationwide minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21.

ATLAS RESEARCH: Patricia Bronson Joins Atlas Research as Chief of Staff

Atlas Research is pleased to welcome Patricia Bronson as the Chief of Staff to CEO and President Robin Portman.

AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD LLP: Don Pongrace quoted in National Geographic on Gila River Diversion Plan

National Geographic has quoted Akin Gump partner Donald Pongrace, head of the firm’s American Indian law and policy practice, in the article “These are the most endangered U.S. rivers,” which looks at a new report from the conservation group American Rivers on the 10 most endangered rivers in the United States.

AMTRAK: Amtrak to Increase Weekend Acela Express Frequencies

Weekend travelers will soon have more high-speed rail options along the Northeast Corridor (NEC) between Boston, New York, and Washington, D.C., as Amtrak expands its popular Acela Express service with an additional round trip on Saturday.

ATLANTIC COUNCIL: Vice President Mike Pence, NATO Secretary Jens Stoltenberg, Foreign Ministers and US Policymakers Discussed NATO’s Past, Present, and Future on Alliance’s 70th Anniversary

Today, US Vice President Mike Pence, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, U.S. Members of Congress, and Foreign Ministers from Germany, Turkey, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Georgia, Greece, and North Macedonia, convened at “NATO Engages,” a summit in Washington hosted by the Atlantic Council, German Marshall Fund, and Munich Security Conference.

ATLAS RESEARCH: Atlas Research and Management Concepts Win $100M Food & Drug Administration BPA

Atlas Research, in a Contractor Teaming Agreement (CTA) with Management Concepts, Inc., has received a $100M Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Services conducted through the BPA will provide FDA with subject matter expertise and technical assistance to ensure effective corporate infrastructure and efficient operations in support of its mission of protecting the health of the American public.

AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION: Women in Ag Survey Aims to Gauge the Goals and Achievements of Women in Agriculture

The American Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Program has launched “Women in Ag,” an online survey that aims to gauge the goals, aspirations, achievements and needs of women in American agriculture in a variety of areas.

BAKER BOTTS LLP: Baker Botts Wins Major Wrongful Conviction Pro Bono Case for Innocent Virginia Man

Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that the firm has successfully won a Writ of Actual Innocence from the Virginia Supreme Court regarding the case of Winston Scott, who was fully exonerating from a 1975 rape for which he was wrongfully convicted.

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