Bill to fund high-speed rail hangs in the balance Around Town, posted by Editor, Mountain View Voice Online, on Jul 5, 2012 at 2:09 pm
With residents preparing for holiday celebrations Tuesday night, lawmakers in Sacramento released in the closing hours of July 3 a much-anticipated bill for funding the largest transportation project in California's history.
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Posted by Steve Ly, a resident of another community, on Jul 5, 2012 at 2:09 pm
The high speed rail project has devolved into the most horrible example of bait-and-switch I've ever seen. The Legislative Analysts Office, the State Auditor and UC Berkeley's ITS have all raised legitimate concerns that CHSRA has not answered. Shame on Governor Moonbeam for ramming this through on short notice during a holiday week. If it passes, I'll definitely vote "no" on Jerry's tax increase.
Posted by Frank, a resident of the North Whisman neighborhood, on Jul 5, 2012 at 2:39 pm
Steve, I'm with you. I'm against this HSR project too. This just goes to show how a lot of politicians really are: out for themselves and the special interest groups that put them there. Yea for MV and PA for trying to fight this bad idea!