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On Wednesday Representative Jeff Denham and State Senator Andy Vidak called for a new public vote on high speed rail in a Sacramento Bee op-ed. Their arguments were full of the usual flaws, the most important of which is Denham’s omission that he has been waging war against HSR since the day he was sworn […]

Feb 28th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

One of the very first things Jeff Denham did when he got to Congress in January 2011 was to defund the California high speed rail project. In March 2011 he published an op-ed in the Modesto Bee justifying his attack on the project using a series of flawed and easily debunked criticisms about the project’s […]

Jan 15th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Representative Jeff Denham is facing another strong challenge to his Congressional seat in the Central Valley this year. As well he should. After winning the seat in 2010 by passing himself off as a moderate, Denham proceeded to swing hard to the right in the House. One of the ways he did this was by […]

Jan 14th, 2014 | 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