Steven Greenhut: This Is How Government Builds Infrastructure


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California Gov. Jerry Brown is gearing up for an infrastructure-building spree, as he hopes to create the nation's first high-speed-rail system and bore giant water-moving tunnels underneath the Delta. Before the state moves forward with these multibillion-dollar projects, however, Californians might want to look at how the state has built other recent projects, says Steven Greenhut. They got a rare opportunity to do so in recent days and the results are alarming.