Archive for June 22nd, 2017

California High-Speed Rail Rides No-Bid Gravy Train


Thursday June 22nd, 2017   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:42am PDT   •   0 Comments

California’s vaunted bullet train has yet to carry a single passenger but it has managed to make the news. As it turns out, the state’s High-Speed Rail Authority offered a contract extension of $3 million on a noncompetitive basis. In other words, it was a no-bid sweetheart deal. That emerged in a new report...
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Illinois Comptroller Tells Governor: “The State Can No Longer Function”


Thursday June 22nd, 2017   •   Posted by Craig Eyermann at 6:21am PDT   •   0 Comments

Illinois’ fiscal situation is getting worse. ZeroHedge summarizes the state’s rapidly deteriorating predicament: With just 10 days to go until Illinois enters its third year without a budget, resulting in the state’s imminent downgrade to junk status and potentially culminating in a default for the state whose unpaid bills now surpass $15 billion, Democratic...
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