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Last year Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) filed an ethics complaint against Kings County Republican Congressman David Valadao. He attempted to block construction of high speed rail in the Valley – an action that would benefit his family’s farming operations. Last week CREW filed a new complaint against Valadao on the same […]

Feb 4th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Last week Tim Sheehan of the Fresno Bee reported that David Valadao, a Republican member of Congress from Kings County, had a personal stake in high speed rail – several parcels owned by his family’s dairy sit in the path of the project. At the time it was reported that Valadao had sought advice from […]

Jul 23rd, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Tim Sheehan at the Fresno Bee reports on an interesting angle to Rep. David Valadao’s opposition to high speed rail – his family owns a dairy right in the project’s path: Republican House members up and down the San Joaquin Valley are squarely opposed to California’s high-speed rail project, for which construction could begin this […]

Jul 14th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

The Merced Sun-Star lays out the current state of high speed rail politics in Congress, which is the same as it’s been since January 2011 – Republicans hate HSR and are doing everything in their power to kill it. What’s new are not the specific ways they are trying to kill it, but the rhetoric […]

Jun 30th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized