California High Speed Rail
Starting in January, gas prices in California will creep up again with much of the additional money generated going toward Gov. Jerry Brown’s embattled high-speed rail project.
As water supplies shrink due to the ongoing drought—the driest in the California’s recorded history—unemployment in the Central Valley’s agricultural industry is predicted to rise.
A woman who embezzled $320,000 from a state agency was later hired by California’s High-Speed Rail Authority — and she says nobody asked about her background.
Gov. Jerry Brown says a superior court judge’s ruling that California’s high-speed rail plan has not followed the terms of the voter-approved ballot initiative will not stop its construction.
A federal railroad oversight board has given approval to the California High-Speed Rail Authority to start construction in the Central Valley.
A group representing Central Valley farmers said Thursday it has reached a settlement with the California High-Speed Rail Authority in a lawsuit that was one of the biggest obstacles to the state’s $68 billion bullet train project.
The federal Government Accountability Office is giving generally good grades to the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s business plan to build a $68 billion bullet train.
The State of California has filed a civil case against anyone willing to challenge $8.6 Billion in voter-approved bonds for the high-speed rail project.
Construction of California’s high-speed rail network is set to start in July, but the state still has not purchased any land along the route.
A judge denied a request Friday from Central Valley farmers who sought to halt work on California’s ambitious high-speed rail project.