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Buzz builds in TX, FL over privately funded bullet-train projects

Back in 2008, perhaps the single biggest thing that supporters of Proposition 1A had going for them was that a California bullet-train network just sounded cool and futuristic. Critics, however, pointed out correctly that the $9.95 billion bond that went

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House GOP whip: Folly to expect fed $ for bullet train 3

April 12, 2013 By Chris Reed There’s a double-whammy targeting the bullet train on the op-ed page of Friday’s U-T San Diego newspaper. First House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Bakersfield, tees off on the state’s assumption that federal dollars will

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Prop. 31 would regionalize state revenue sharing 22

Aug. 30, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Despite regionalization failing miserably in the European Union, California is proposing to adopt it as a tax-sharing policy for distributing state funds to local governments if voters approve Proposition 31 on the November ballot.

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Darrell Steinberg wants you in an ant farm 16

May 2, 2012 By John Seiler The second most poweful politician in California is Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento; after Gov. Jerry Brown. Steinberg’s background is with labor unions. And he represents the state capitol — that is, state

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California declares land war on families 0

April 18, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Everyone knows that California has water wars.  But it also has land wars. And one of the biggest battles is the state’s land war against zoning for the suburban single family home. And a

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