Posts Tagged ‘State Auditor’

Two Republican Assemblymembers from the Central Valley are seeking to throw up another roadblock to completion of the high speed rail project by asking the State Auditor to go on a fishing expedition regarding the purchase of land for the project: Assemblymen Jim Patterson, R-Fresno, and Frank Bigelow, R-O’Neals, submitted a request Tuesday to the […]

Aug 7th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Back in April 2010 the State Auditor released a report that was unfairly critical of the California High Speed Rail Authority. The State Auditor argued that California was uncompetitive for federal funds (as it turned out we won half of the $8 billion in HSR stimulus funds) and ignored the then-Democratic Congress’ interest in finding […]

Jan 25th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

The city of Orange is a wonderful town in the middle of Orange County. Their downtown area, oriented around the Orange Circle and just two blocks from the Orange Metrolink station, is a fantastic place to stroll and shop. Chapman University is just a couple blocks away too, and it’s a thriving hub for students […]

Jul 28th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

The California High Speed Rail Authority will discuss a draft response to the flawed State Auditor’s report at their board meeting this Thursday. One element of their response deals with the Auditor’s nonsense claim that the CHSRA’s funding plan is too risky. Mike Rosenberg wrote a very good article on that aspect late on Friday […]

May 31st, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized