Kansas City Southern
The Kansas City Southern Railway (reporting mark KCS) (NYSE: KSU), owned by Kansas City Southern Industries, is the smallest and second-oldest Class I railroad company still in operation. KCS was founded in 1887 and is currently operating in a region consisting of ten central U.S. states. KCS also owns and indirectly operates Kansas City Southern de México (KCS) in the central and northeastern states of México, and is the only Class I Railroad to own any track both inside and outside of Mexico's boundaries. Ferromex is the only other Class I operating in Mexico, and including all trackage owned by wholly owned subsidiaries, KCS owns a total of approximately 6000 route miles of track.
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- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
Latest FEC Datacovers through committee's December 31, 2012 filing.
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Standardized Donation Informationcovers roughly through Q4 2012. may lag behind FEC section above, as donors and industries are identified by hand.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Kansas City Southern
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Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
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Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title S.49 Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2011 H.R.4348 Transportation Research and Innovative Technology Act of 2012 S.1813 MAP-21
RegulationsMentioned in 38 dockets; Submitted to 1 docket
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Kansas City Southern" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 3 FRA T.W. Moore 2012
- Toggle 2 NHTSA Environmental Impact Statement for Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE)Standards, Model Years 2017-2025 2011
- Toggle 1 USCG Safety Zone: Neches River, Mile 19.5; Beamont, TX 2012
- Toggle 1 FRA New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOBP) - PTCIP 2011
- Toggle 1 USCG Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments, 33 CFR 2011
- Toggle 1 STB Release of Waybill Data 2011
- Toggle 1 MARAD Invitation for Public Comments on a Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws for the Vessel JUBILEE 2011
- Toggle 1 STB Release of Waybill Data 2012
- Toggle 1 FRA Track Safety Standards; Improvements to Inspections 2011
- Toggle 1 USCG Offshore Operation of Unmanned Cargo Barges in the Gulf of Mexico 2011
Advisory Committees4 people on 3 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "Kansas City Southern" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Surface Transportation Board 3 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Department of Transportation 1 person on 1 committee