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California's high-speed rail line set to begin laying track

Posted on March 6, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown's finance department approved the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s request to spend $2.6 billion on track work in the Central Valley, ABC News reports.

The decision lets the authority ask the state treasurer's office to sell a portion of the nearly $10 billion in bonds voters approved in 2008 for the high-speed rail line. Some of the bond money has previously gone for administration and on work to connect the new system to existing tracks. For the full story, click here.

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