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Today is Election Day in California – the polls are open from 7AM to 8PM. If you haven’t voted or turned in your ballot, do so today! This blog will be closely watching the result of the race for California governor, a race which will play a decisive role in shaping the future of the […]

Nov 2nd, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

Last week Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger line item vetoed a provision in the 2010-11 state budget trying funding for the California High Speed Rail Authority to “fiscal accountability measures” laid out by the state legislature: The Legislature’s provision would have required the California High-Speed Rail Authority to address problems outlined in reports from the Legislative Analyst’s […]

Oct 17th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

The California Labor Federation is launching a statewide tour on Tuesday in support of the high speed rail project – and the Democratic politicians that support it. The Good Jobs Express (PDF link) will hit five locations along the route of the HSR project this week, with public events to show that Californians want the […]

Oct 11th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

Tuesday’s New York Times had an article on the Republican gubernatorial candidates running against rail, including California’s own Meg Whitman. The article pointed out that these candidates are threatening rail projects across the country, even being willing to reject federal funding in order to stop the trains. I took a look at this back in […]

Oct 6th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized