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California budget deal would spend cap-and-trade funds on high-speed rail

(Source: Sacramento Bee, June 12, 2014)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Two years after Gov. Jerry Brown first proposed using carbon-reduction revenue to prop up California’s beleaguered high-speed rail project, Brown and legislative leaders reached budget agreements Thursday that include the controversial funding plan, as well as money to pay overtime for in-home supportive services and increase welfare-to-work grants.

Full story: Sacramento Bee

Friday, June 13, 2014

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