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High-speed rail CEO grilled over 'trust' issues

Original post made on Nov 7, 2010

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has failed to honor its earlier promises and is quickly losing the public's and the Legislation's trust, members of a state Senate subcommittee said Thursday during a contentious hearing on the rail project.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, November 5, 2010, 2:31 PM

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Posted by Old Ben
a resident of Shoreline West
on Nov 7, 2010 at 11:43 am

The Emperor has no clothes, and his wardrobe budget is staggering.

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Posted by Mike Laursen
a resident of Monta Loma
on Nov 8, 2010 at 12:06 pm

How can you say that Old Ben? I, for one, look forward to the day when we'll all be able to ride high-speed rail from Fresno to Modesto! :-)

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Posted by phm
a resident of The Crossings
on Nov 8, 2010 at 4:31 pm

Yeah Sen. Simitian! Go get 'em! So glad you're in public service.

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Posted by Rodger
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Nov 8, 2010 at 8:10 pm

How do we pull the plug on this project? Well one way is to pass a new proposition that overturns the existing proposition.

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Posted by Hardin
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Nov 8, 2010 at 8:22 pm

"How do we pull the plug on this project? Well one way is to pass a new proposition that overturns the existing proposition."


O Lordy, let's find another alternative. The propositional system is playing havoc with governance of this state, and has become yet another tool for special interests to gum up the works. Let's have the legislature do what we pay them to do, legislate.

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