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The California Supreme Court has just rejected Kings County’s appeal of the Court of Appeals decision that favored the California High Speed Rail Authority. Earlier this year the Court of Appeals had overturned a Superior Court decision in favor of Kings County that threatened the future of the high speed rail project. The justices rejected […]

Oct 15th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Last week Governor Jerry Brown asked for an expedited appeal from the California Supreme Court regarding last fall’s ruling freezing the HSR bond sales. Today the Court acted on the request, asking the Court of Appeals to schedule a quick hearing: In a brief order signed by Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, the state high court […]

Jan 29th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Governor Jerry Brown, the California High Speed Rail Authority, and Treasurer Bill Lockyer are appealing to the California Supreme Court to overturn Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael Kenny’s ruling last year that the state cannot sell Prop 1A bonds because Congressional Republicans refuse to authorize new federal funding, throwing the earlier funding plan into question: […]

Jan 24th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized