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Sacramento judge's ruling throws bullet train's future in doubt
Sacramento judge's ruling throws bullet train's future in doubt

In a major legal blow to the California bullet train, a Sacramento judge ruled that state officials cannot pursue their plan to tap billions of dollars in voter-approved bond funding for construction, a decision that could cause indefinite delays in the massive $68-billion project. Superior Court Judge Michael Kenny, ruling Monday in two closely watched cases, found the state officials made key errors and failed to comply with legal requirements as they moved the project toward a long-awaited groundbreaking. The decisions don't immediately halt the project, but they have thrown its future into doubt and could sharply curtail the state's ability to fund a complete high-speed...

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