Fate of California high-speed rail rests with state Senate

(Source: San Francisco Chronicle, July 5, 2012)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Four years after California voters approved $9.9 billion in bonds to build the nation's first high-speed rail system, the fate of the bullet train now rests with state lawmakers. State senators will vote on the release of $4.6 billion in state bond funds Friday, one day after the Assembly easily approved the money, 51-27.

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Friday, July 6, 2012
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