Can high-speed rail advocates lobby D.C. with public funds? Yes and no

(The following appeared on the Miami Herald website on June 8, 2011.)

WASHINGTON, D.C. Skeptics question whether the California High-Speed Rail Authority can lobby the federal government with public funds. The answer is: yes and no.

It all depends on what pocket the money is coming from. Federal dollars, certainly not. State dollars, a qualified yes.

Full story: Miami Herald

Wednesday, June 8, 2011
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