California approves high-speed rail project after years of debate
(Source: San Jose Mercury News, July 7, 2012)
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Capping a dramatic showdown over the most expensive project in state history, California legislators Friday gave final approval to high-speed rail, firing the nation's first bullet train toward the future after an impassioned debate over whether the project's price tag was too high in a state whose economy is still hobbling.
Full story: San Jose Mercury News
Monday, July 9, 2012
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