Archives

Posts Tagged ‘Jerry Brown’

State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg today announced a new proposal to guide the use of California’s cap-and-trade revenues. It includes earmarking 20% of those revenues for the high speed rail project: In addition to permanent funding sources for affordable housing and mass transit, the strategy (available here) also provides a permanent source of […]

Apr 14th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari has been traveling around the Central Valley bashing the high speed rail project. For someone who claims to care about jobs and poverty, it’s a bizarre and hypocritical thing to do. High speed rail is essential to the Central Valley’s future economic prosperity, as well as providing desperately needed jobs […]

Mar 7th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

The Sacramento Bee ran into Jerry Brown as he filed papers for his fourth campaign for governor, and asked him about funds for the high speed rail project: Right now my main focus is the litigation in the 3rd Court of Appeals, I’m hopeful we will get that resolved quickly. And yes, in addition to […]

Mar 2nd, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

California Governor Jerry Brown today announced he is running for a fourth term in office, and cited high speed rail as one of the reasons he wanted four more years: California is now formally committed to obtaining at least one third of its electricity from renewable sources. We are also building the nation’s only high […]

Feb 27th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized