Los Angeles Times: A viaduct built in Madera for California’s high-speed rail project. (High-Speed Rail Authority) 

Lawmakers are withdrawing their support from the high-speed rail project as many become skeptical of the plans and costs.

“The way this project has been managed is embarrassing, to say the least,” Assemblyman Jim Frazier, a North Bay Democrat who chairs the Transportation Committee, told legislators during a June 11 vote to challenge the plan. “I personally have lost all confidence in this group to develop and deliver what they promised,” he said.

By Dustin Gardiner, San Francisco Chronicle – Read the article at Governing.com