From the April 2nd, 2014 Press Enterprise
By Ken Calvert
Despite recent storms, California continues to be in the midst of a significant drought. In fact, despite above average rain and snow in February, most of California has received only about half of normal precipitation levels this winter, and recent measurements reveal snowpack levels less than one-third of normal.
As if it wasn’t bad enough that Jerry Brown’s high-speed rail boondoggle is once again over budget, now we learn that rail officials are trying to hide the cost increases from Californians. When will Sacramento Democrats decide to stop wasting taxpayer dollars and kill this misguided project once and for all?
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