Federal Government to Cancel Funds for California High-Speed Rail
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 The Trump administration will halt $928 million in aid and says it is considering legal action to recover federal money already spent. California Gov. Gavin Newsom called it “clear political retribution” over the state’s fight against the border wall.
The U.S. Transportation Department is cancelling $929 million in federal funds awarded by the Obama administration to California. According to Reuters, the funds were meant for a California high-speed..