$68B Rail Plan Defrauds Voters, Calif. County Suit Says

Law360, San Diego (July 13, 2012, 10:15 PM EDT) -- Kings County, Calif., took aim earlier this month at the approval of funding for the initial segment of California’s $68.4 billion high-speed rail project, claiming in a suit that the plan is vastly different from what voters authorized to receive state bonds in 2008, and more litigation seeking to block the project is on the way.

Immediately following state lawmakers’ vote in favor of legislation that cleared the way for $4.7 billion in state funds and $3.2 billion in federal funds to be appropriated to the...
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