12 Nov Proposal: divert billions from rail into water

An undated artist's rendering shows what a California high-speed train might look like. Two state Republican lawmakers have offered a ballot proposal that would divert $8 billion in high-speed rail funds to water-storage projects. SACRAMENTO – Two well-known Republican state lawmakers submitted language Thursday for a...

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12 Nov Does High-speed Rail Trump Water Storage ?

Sacramento, CA — Thursday two state Republican lawmakers moved on a voter initiative that seeks to create long-term water storage while helping fold Governor Jerry Brown’s high-speed rail project. Board of Equalization member George Runner and Sen. Bob Huff of San Dimas seek voters’ support in redirecting...

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26 Oct California Bullet Train: Dangerous Faults Raise Costs

The infamous California High-Speed Rail may take an extra 15 years to build, travel underground through several very dangerous geologic faults, and rise in cost to $93 billion. Voters passed Proposition 1A, titled the “Safe, Reliable High-Speed Passenger Train Bond Act for the 21st Century,” in November...

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