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June 10, 2014 7:31 PM

House backs bill seeking to thwart California high-speed rail

Congressional Republicans this week are trying to drive another spike, or two, into the heart of California’s high-speed rail program. Daring a presidential veto, GOP lawmakers are deploying a transportation funding bill for fiscal year 2015 to effectively block the federal Surface Transportation Board from issuing new permits for the California project.

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