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Lt. Gov. Breaks With Brown And Says He No Longer Supports Bullet Train

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, once a strong supporter of California’s high-speed rail project, says he has changed his mind and no longer backs it.

02/14/2014

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Calif. Seeks Appellate Hearing On High-Speed Rail

In a filing Monday, the administration asks the state appellate court to overturn a Sacramento County Superior Court judge’s rulings in a lawsuit filed by Kings County farmers and landowners.

02/10/2014

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Bullet Train Timeline Unchanged Despite Setbacks

The California High-Speed Rail Authority lowered its estimated future revenue based on new ridership projections in a report released Friday that also slightly lowered the project’s $68 billion price tag.

02/07/2014

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California To Owe Feds $180M For High-Speed Rail

California officials sought Wednesday to reassure congressional Republicans that the state will be able to match billions of dollars in federal funding for the state’s high-speed rail project.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/15/2014

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Calif. Bullet Train In Limbo After Legal Setbacks

Officials overseeing California’s $68 billion high-speed rail project have taken pains in recent weeks to assure the public that construction plans are moving ahead, characterizing a series of recent setbacks as “a bump in the road.”

01/02/2014

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Bullet Train Project In Danger After Judge Blocks Sale Of Bonds

A Sacramento County Superior Court judge is blocking the sale of bonds to build California’s bullet train and has rejected the state’s funding plan, jeopardizing the future of the project.

11/25/2013

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Work Begins On Calif. Bullet Train, Locals Angry

Five years ago, California voters overwhelmingly approved the idea of bringing a bullet train to the nation’s most populous state.

10/20/2013

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Poll: Voters Turn Against California Bullet Train

A new poll finds a majority of California voters want the $68-billion bullet train project stopped and consider it a waste of money.

09/28/2013

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Board Seeks $8.6B In Calif. High-Speed Rail Bonds

The California High-Speed Rail Authority voted Monday to issue nearly $8.6 billion in taxpayer-approved bonds to build the nation’s first bullet train.

03/18/2013

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Revised Plan For High-Speed Rail System Adds Anaheim To Route

The state’s proposed high-speed rail line may once again be back on track with a stop in Anaheim.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/13/2012

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Bullet Train Cost Estimates Rise To $98.5 Billion

California’s bullet train will cost an estimated $98.5 billion to build over the next 22 years, a price nearly double any previous projection and one likely to trigger political sticker shock, according to a business plan scheduled to be unveiled Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/01/2011

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Audit: $3M In Bullet Train Bills Paid Without Documentation

A state audit says the agency in charge of a proposed $43-billion bullet train linking San Francisco and Los Angeles paid nearly $3 1/2 million in bills without getting adequate documentation.

10/27/2010

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Travel By Calif. Bullet Train Officials Questioned

Ethics issues are being raised about overseas trips taken by California bullet train officials who are reportedly unable to detail costs and sponsors of the travel.

10/25/2010