Sunday, February 19, 2012

Jerry brown high-speed rail

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Critics have called it the train to nowhere and a $98 billion boondoggle.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • California's high-speed rail project is already projected to take longer and be more costly than originally projected, but the obstacles facing it are not yet over.
  • (Neon Tommy)
  • FRESNO-- California High-Speed Rail Authority leaders acknowledge they have Richard and Rossi were named to the authoritys board last summer by Gov. Jerry Brown; Richards was appointed by then-Gov. Schwarzenegger in late 2010.
  • (Modesto Bee)
  • Governor Jerry Brown and United States Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood reaffirmed their support for building High-Speed Rail in California. Brown was Tuesdays KVML Newsmaker of the Day.
  • (MyMotherLode.com)
  • Gov. Jerry Brown is scaling back the states highly controversial bullet train project to keep it alive.
  • (San Jose Mercury News)
  • Californias high-speed rail plans have morphed into high-stakes bait-and-switch. Voters in 2008 authorized bonds for one plan and now rail-backers, led by Gov. Jerry Brown, propose something entirely different.
  • (Contra Costa Times)
  • (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The board overseeing Californias plan to build a $98 billion high-speed rail system chose an appointee of Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday to take over as its chairman.
  • (CBS News)
  • Re Gov. Brown rejects rail cost estimate (Capitol California, Jan. 30): The Bees article on high speed-rail quoted Gov. Jerry Brown as saying: Its not going to be $100 billion. Thats way off.
  • (Sacramento Bee)
  • Its editorial began: Californias high-speed rail plans have morphed into high-stakes bait-and-switch. Voters in 2008 authorized bonds for one plan and now rail-backers, led by Gov. Jerry Brown, propose something entirely different.
  • (Modesto Bee)

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