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Bullet train funding is bargaining chip in California budget debate

(Source: Los Angeles Times, June 1, 2014)

LOS ANGELES — California Governor Jerry Brown faces a challenge as he tries to secure new funding from pollution fees to keep the state's high-speed rail project rolling. His effort is emerging as one of the most hotly contested elements of this year's budget, providing leverage to Democratic lawmakers who have their own eyes on the money.

Full story: Los Angeles Times

Monday, June 2, 2014

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