California’s high-speed rail agency announced Tuesday it is suing the federal government over the Trump administration’s decision to terminate a $929-million grant for the state’s beleaguered bullet train.
The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Sacramento, further escalates the conflict between California and the Trump administration over a project that aims to make the state a leader in advanced transportation but has been hobbled by delays and cost overruns.
The article goes on to state the following:
Along with challenging the grant decision, California plans to seek a temporary restraining order to prevent the federal government for using the California high-speed rail money for other projects.
BREAKING: California files another lawsuit against the Trump Administration, this time over High Speed Rail.
— Ashley Zavala (@ZavalaA) May 21, 2019
California sued Tuesday to block the Trump administration from cancelling nearly $1 billion for the state’s high-speed rail project, escalating the state’s feud with the federal government.
The Federal Railroad Administration announced last week it https://t.co/w81S88WUHM
— San Mateo Daily Journal (@smdailyjournal) May 21, 2019
— The FRA (@USDOTFRA) May 16, 2019
BREAKING: The Federal Railroad Administration has notified California its ENDING its high speed rail agreement, clawing back crucial $ for project pic.twitter.com/WPhn6hIZ0g
— Ashley Zavala (@ZavalaA) May 16, 2019
The lawsuit escalates the conflict between California and the Trump administration over a project that aims to make the state a leader in advanced transportation. https://t.co/p2CvVkP9Qc
— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) May 21, 2019
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