California's $68.4B high-speed rail under review, attack

California's state legislature has started review of the High-Speed Rail Authority's controversial $68.4 billion high-speed rail project. "We believe the entire program has value and will continue to have value, and we will not build any new legs unless we have the dollars," said CHSRA Chairman Dan Richard. Meanwhile, the Legislative Analyst's Office has come out against the plan and suggests defunding it, saying, "we find that HSRA has not provided sufficient detail and justification to the Legislature regarding its plan to build a high-speed train system."

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