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PolitiFact California

Have Costs Dropped For California’s Bullet Train?

November 24, 2015 | Chris Nichols

California’s high-speed rail plan is known for its huge price tag. Recently, the CEO of the state's high-speed rail authority said costs have dropped "several hundred million dollars" for the project. PolitiFact California checks out the claim.

High-Speed Rail Construction Reaches Milestone

June 16, 2015

Nearly six months after the ceremonial groundbreaking for California’s high-speed rail project, crews began working today on one of the first obvious signs of construction: a bridge over the Fresno River in Madera County.

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State Government

First California Governor To Deal With Two Droughts Over Four Terms

April 2, 2015 | Ed Joyce

Jerry Brown has been California’s governor for two of the worst droughts in state history.

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High-Speed Rail Foes Argue State Environmental Law Applies

February 11, 2015

(AP) - Opponents of California's high-speed rail project are seeking to overturn a federal agency's ruling that says U.S. environmental law trumps the state's law.

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Environment

Groundbreaking Held For Nation's First High Speed Rail System

January 6, 2015 | Amy Quinton

California Governor Jerry Brown and 1,200 other dignitaries marked the beginning of construction for the nation’s first high speed rail system. A ceremonial groundbreaking was held Tuesday in Fresno for the $68 billion project.

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State Government

High Speed Rail Thinking About Bikes

November 11, 2014 | Contact Katie Orr

Bikes and trains may seem like opposite forms of transportation, but they’re coming together in California’s High Speed Rail project.

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State Government

State Wins Latest High Speed Rail Court Battle

September 2, 2014 | Katie Orr

The state has won another legal battle in the fight over California’s high speed rail project.

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California High-Speed Rail Faces Skepticism As Preliminary Construction Begins

August 18, 2014 | Max Pringle

Preliminary construction and impact studies have begun for California's High-Speed Rail project after years of debate and legal challenges.

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