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San Francisco :: CA :: USA | 7 months ago

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California Gov. Jerry Brown is scrambling to keep a pricey high-speed train project from being derailed by raiding millions of dollars from the state's cap-and-trade program -- in what critics are calling a "desperate" ploy to save the beleaguered

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Boston :: MA :: USA | 7 months ago

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Jerry Brown the visionary wants to build the bullet train to stitch California together, but Jerry Brown the 'cheapskate' knows (as do his opponents) that the state's hard-won fiscal health is a fragile thing...Wood ,  Staff writer / January 16, 2014

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Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | 7 months ago

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California's bullet train project is facing a potential funding shortfall in April when funding agreements require the state to come up with $180 million to match federal grants, said Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock), the chairman of the House of

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Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | 7 months ago

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Brown has been under pressure to specify how he's going to finance the $68-billion, 500-mile high-speed rail line from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Voters approved the project in 2008 when they were told it would cost half the current estimate. Only

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Hanford :: CA :: USA | 7 months ago

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A large grove of walnut trees and a small river border the property where Phyllis and Ross Browning live just outside this Central Valley city that hasn't changed much since her childhood. Cherries, almonds and winter wheat still fill fields across

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Sacramento :: KY :: USA | 7 months ago

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Faced with a judge's insistence that the project follow the law about having its financial ducks lined up, Gov. Brown is now poised to shift money from the state's cap-and-trade fees on greenhouse-gas emissions into the bullet train. Brown, it's been

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Sacramento :: CA :: USA | 7 months ago

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Calif. (AP) Officials overseeing California's $68 billion high-speed rail project have taken pains in recent weeks to assure the public that construction plans are moving ahead, characterizing a series of recent setbacks as "a bump in the road." That

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San Francisco :: CA :: USA | 8 months ago

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The state's strategy of tapping $3.2 billion in federal money to begin construction of an ambitious bullet train project may be legally flawed and could put the state in financial jeopardy, key lawmakers say. After recent legal rulings that bar the

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San Jose :: CA :: USA | 8 months ago

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It's astonishing that a seasoned governor who fancies himself a prudent spender refuses to recognize the need to secure financing before embarking on the largest public works project in California history. It's like a middle-class family starting to

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Bakersfield :: CA :: USA | 8 months ago

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That's why last week's ruling by a Sacramento Superior Court judge forbidding the state's High Speed Rail Authority from tapping billions of dollars in voter-approved state bonds for the project represents an opportunity and not a setback. Yes, cries

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