California bulks up high-speed rail lobbying effort

(The following appeared on the Sacramento Bee website on May 22, 2011.)

WASHINGTON, D.C. The California High-Speed Rail Authority has bulked up its lobbying even as some lawmakers question its effectiveness.

Facing a skeptical Congress, the Sacramento-based high-speed rail group this year enlisted a Republican who learned the ropes alongside former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay.

Full story: Sacramento Bee

Monday, May 23, 2011

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