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Gov. Brown Not Stopping High-Speed Rail Because of Judge's Ruling

Gov. Jerry Brown said Monday that California's high-speed rail project will not be stopped by a judge's ruling that project officials failed to comply with provisions of Proposition 1A, the initiative in which voters approved initial funding for the project in 2008.

"It's not a setback," Brown told reporters at the Lake Tahoe Summit.

He said the ruling "didn't stop our spending, so we're continuing. As we speak we're spending money, we're moving ahead."

Source: Sacramento Bee. Read full article. (link)

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  • Sevo||

    ""It's not a setback," Brown told reporters at the Lake Tahoe Summit."

    It isn't. The asshole judge said 'you're breaking the law, but, what the hell, keep it up'.

  • Travini||

    Excuse me for making the connections but... The contract to build the rail went to a construction company name Tutor Perini corp. Tutor Perini is controlled by Ronald Tutor and Richard Blum. Richard Blum is married to Dianne Feinstein. To summarize, it appears that a government contract for 100 billion went to a senators spouse.

    The sad part is, I am shocked every time.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tutor_Perini

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