Posts Tagged ‘Arnold Schwarzenegger’

Fresh on the heels of the Feinstein/Boxer letter calling for any federal HSR money rejected by states such as Wisconsin and Ohio to be given to California, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has authored a similar letter: November 16, 2010 The Honorable Raymond H. LaHood Secretary of Transportation 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20590 Dear […]

Nov 16th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

Back in February, a meeting of the Pacific Coast Collaborative saw Arnold Schwarzenegger call for a San Diego-Vancouver BC high speed rail linkas part of a regional transportation plan: He also said that developing a high-speed rail from San Diego all the way to Vancouver is crucial. “It makes no sense for our trains to […]

Oct 21st, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

Last week Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger line item vetoed a provision in the 2010-11 state budget trying funding for the California High Speed Rail Authority to “fiscal accountability measures” laid out by the state legislature: The Legislature’s provision would have required the California High-Speed Rail Authority to address problems outlined in reports from the Legislative Analyst’s […]

Oct 17th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

Last week’s veto of AB 619 wasn’t the only HSR-related bill Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (who was elected 7 years ago today) vetoed. • AB 289, by Assemblymember Cathleen Galgiani of Merced, would have enabled the California High Speed Rail Authority to hire up to 6 new staffers. But the governor’s veto messageindicated his preference that […]

Oct 7th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized