Divided courtroom favors judicial evaluation of company determination on railroad employee advantages

front facade of Supreme Court against blue sky

OPINION ANALYSIS By Sam Callahan and Allon Kedem on February 5, 2021 at 12:09 pm The Supreme Court appeared in November 2020 when Salinas v US Railroad Retirement Board was debated. (Katie Barlow) On Wednesday, the Supreme Court issued its first 5-to-4 ruling in a 2020-21 dispute – albeit not in a hot-button constitutional case, … Read more

Chaffee County to separate Tennessee Cross railroad legal professional charges with Avon, Eagle County

Chaffee County to split Tennessee Pass railroad attorney fees with Avon, Eagle County

The Chaffee County Commissioners voted Tuesday to work with Avon and Eagle Counties to split the fees for retaining attorneys Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell to consider the possible reactivation of the Tennessee Pass railroad. The Tennessee Pass rail line, which runs through Chaffee County and Eagle Counties, has been inactive since the 1990s but could … Read more