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In an attempt to undermine the California high speed rail project Congressional Republicans, led by the Central Valley’s Kevin McCarthy and Jeff Denham, sought a review of the project by the federal General Accounting Office. Their hope was that the GAO would find all kinds of major problems with the project that they could use […]

Mar 29th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

by Rafael In a spirited op-ed piece in the Modesto Bee, Sen. Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach, pictured left) defends himself against earlier accusations (“Quit playing high-speed politics“) that he was engaged in a “power grab” to prevent the use of prop 1A(2008) funds to construct a central maintenance facility for the HSR network somewhere in […]

Jun 24th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized