Posts Tagged ‘State Assembly’

The Los Angeles Times has a new editorial asking Who is going to pay for the bullet train to LA? That’s a reasonable question to ask. But why is it that only the California High Speed Rail Authority has to answer it? But left unsaid in the draft 2016 business plan is how exactly the […]

Apr 19th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

Except for a short interlude in 1995-96 when they had a one seat majority, Republicans have been in the minority in the Assembly for nearly 50 years. That isn’t going to change anytime soon. And so there’s never any real danger of Republicans being able to pass anti-high speed rail legislation through the legislature – […]

Apr 13th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

The Assembly Transportation Committee held hearings on the 2016 Business Plan of the high speed rail project, an event that turned into a forum for moderate Democrats to vent some of their frustrations with California High Speed Rail leaders. But first up were questions about the cap-and-trade funds, rooted in a typically flawed and alarmist […]

Mar 30th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

The Assembly Budget Subcommittee #3 on Resources and Transportation held a hearing today on the high speed rail project. You can view the 90-minute hearing below: One of the big news items that came out of the hearing was California High Speed Rail Authority board chairman Dan Richard telling legislators that the upcoming 2016 Business […]

Jan 27th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized