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California high-speed rail CEO taking unexpected medical leave

(Source: Associated Press, September 24, 2018)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California’s project to build a high-speed train from Los Angeles to San Francisco is temporarily getting new leadership. Chief Executive Officer Brian Kelly is taking an extended leave of absence for unexpected medical reasons, State transportation officials said Monday. Chief Operating Officer Joe Hedges and Chief Deputy Director Pam Mizukami will assume leadership of the project. Both were appointed to their jobs in January by Gov. Jerry Brown.

Full story: CBS Sacramento

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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