Tag: CHSRA; High-speed; Jim Patterson; Frank Bigelow; Joint Legislative Audit Committee

Major Roadblock in High-Speed Rail Project’s Track

A ruling by the Sacramento County Superior Court has presented a major roadblock to the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s (“Authority”) high-speed rail project (“Project”).  On November 25, 2013, Judge Michael Kenny ruled that the Authority was not authorized to sell $8 billion of the $10 billion in state bonds designated for project funding under Proposition … Continue Reading

High Speed Rail Authority’s Appraisal Process Questioned

Two Republican State Assemblymen (Jim Patterson, R-Fresno and Frank Bigelow, R-O’Neals) submitted a request to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee on Tuesday for an investigation into the California High Speed Rail Authority’s (“Authority”) appraisal process, assessment of land values, and the role of private contractors in the Authority’s acquisition of 356 parcels in the Central … Continue Reading
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