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When will anyone be held accountable for California's bullet train boondoggle?

When will anyone be held accountable for California's bullet train boondoggle?

To the editor: For those who seek evidence that career politicians and bureaucrats are essentially professional liars, they need look no further than this boondoggle of a bullet train project. (“Subsidies at issue in train project,” June 20)

It appears that those who are driving this project, specifically California High Speed Rail Authority Chairman Dan Richard, are skewing data, rejiggering reports, deliberately and egregiously underestimating costs, directing contractors what to say and doing everything else they can think of to...

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