Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Chicago, is poised to become the highest-ranking Democrat on a House subcommittee on railroads at a time when issues involving Metra and Amtrak will be barreling down the track next year.
http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20141125/NEWS02/141129909/lipinski-on-track-with-new-rail-policy-post-in-congress