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Can high-speed rail advocates lobby D.C. with public funds? Yes and no

(The following appeared on the Miami Herald website on June 8, 2011.)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Skeptics question whether the California High-Speed Rail Authority can lobby the federal government with public funds. The answer is: yes and no.

It all depends on what pocket the money is coming from. Federal dollars, certainly not. State dollars, a qualified yes.

Full story: Miami Herald

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

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