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California High-Speed Rail

Judge’s Ruling Doesn’t Appear To Stop California’s High-Speed Rail Plan

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.

08/19/2013

California High-Speed Rail

Judge Rules California High-Speed Rail Plan Violates Initiative

A judge ruled Friday that the agency overseeing the bullet train failed to comply with the financial and environmental requirements voters were promised.

08/16/2013

California High-Speed Rail

GOP Lawmakers Seek Audit Of Calif. High-Speed Rail Land

Two Republican lawmakers from the Central Valley want the state auditor to review the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s moves to buy up land for the $68 billion project.

08/06/2013

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

Feds Give OK To California High-Speed Rail Construction

A federal railroad oversight board has given approval to the California High-Speed Rail Authority to start construction in the Central Valley.

06/13/2013

California High-Speed Rail

Plight Of Farmers In Focus At Congressional High-Speed Rail Meeting In Central Valley

Members of a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee will hold a special hearing in Madera on Tuesday about the status of the California’s High-Speed Rail project with a focus on rail authority’s purchases of Central Valley farm land.

05/28/2013

California High-Speed Rail

California High-Speed Rail Contractor Gets Additional $96M

The board overseeing California’s high-speed rail project has voted to give its largest private contractor another $96 million and two more years to perform architectural and engineering work, but warned that it will exercise rigorous oversight.

05/02/2013

California High-Speed Rail

California Officials Reach Deal To Settle High-Speed Rail Project Lawsuit

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.

04/18/2013

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

High-Speed Rail A Highlight Of Gov. Brown’s Upcoming China Trip

Gov. Jerry Brown will be eyeing China’s massive high-speed rail system as he tries to lure billions of dollars in investments to California during his trip to the country next week.

04/04/2013

California High-Speed Rail

High-Speed Rail’s Cost Estimates Get Good Grades From Accountability Office

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.

03/29/2013

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

California Sues Everyone Over Funding Of High-Speed Rail

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.

03/28/2013

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