Congresswoman Duckworth Calls for Federal Review of Canadian Pacific’s Proposed Hostile Takeover of American-owned Norfolk Southern Railway

Washington, DC--(ENEWSPF)--January 22, 2016.  Following reports that Canadian Pacific may attempt to sidestep federal law as it seeks to acquire Norfolk Southern Railway through an unsolicited merger, Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) today called on the federal Surface Transportation Board (STB) to thoroughly review the Canadian company’s takeover proposal to ensure it meets statutory requirements and is in the American public’s interests. Congresswoman Duckworth is the Ranking Member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Transportation and Public Assets.

“Congress established the STB to protect the public interest, providing it with sole jurisdiction over . . .

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