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On Monday Senator Dianne Feinstein wrote to Governor Jerry Brown to strongly support his plan to create a new agency that would include the Authority and Caltrans: I am writing to express my strong support for your plan to move the California High Speed Rail Authority into a Transportation Agency under your Administration’s direction. I […]

Jan 11th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

Yesterday a Senate appropriation subcommittee zeroed out high speed rail funding for FY 2012. Seeing this, Senators Dianne Feinstein, Dick Durbin and Frank Lautenberg moved to secure $100 million – “enough to keep the lights on” – for HSR funding: Three Democrats have assembled a proposal to direct $100 million to President Barack Obama’s high-speed […]

Sep 21st, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized

UPDATE: Denham has withdrawn the proposed amendment. Good job, everyone! Original post begins below. Just as with Wisconsin and Ohio’s HSR stimulus money, which was foolishly rejected by their right-wing governors, California is angling to get some of the $2.4 billion in funds that Florida’s governor foolishly rejected. We won $624 million in redirected funds […]

Feb 17th, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized

As newly elected Republican governors in Wisconsin and Ohio threaten to reject hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding to build desperately needed high speed rail projects, Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer have stepped up to call on those funds to be redirected to California should they become available. Here’s the full text […]

Nov 16th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized