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California bullet train board slams Republican letter

(Source: Los Angeles Times, March 15, 2017)

LOS ANGELES —The negative commentary came at a rail authority board meeting, where members sharply criticized a letter by California’s 14 Republican congressmen that asked Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to withhold a $647-million grant until a financial audit of the bullet train project can be conducted. Until Wednesday, the nonpartisan high-speed rail board, which normally avoids any public discussion of politics, had not addressed the matter.

Full story: Los Angeles Times

Friday, March 17, 2017

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