The contractor for California’s high-speed rail system is having an event on the Capitol grounds, featuring a model car that is “Connectin Cities at 220 miles per hour.”
For $68 billion, they ought to be able to afford a “g” (in connecting). Furthermore, this train will never go 220 mph — not with a blended route that […]
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Well intentioned, but not well executed.
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By Jim Waters | Watchdog Opinion
Those attending legislative meetings this year in Frankfort may wonder if this legislative session’s motto is: “In God We Trust.”
Signs with that declaration now hang in meeting rooms throughout the capitol. However, Senate President Robert Stivers is quick to note they are paid for with private donations not taxpayer dollars.