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Traffic Fine Relief? Gray Wants to Eliminate 20% 'Tax' on Tickets.

A traffic fine is never just a fine in California. In addition to the monetary penalty and points on a license, the state can assess fees for a court building fund, driver education, and other public needs. Listen to this article: On top of all that, there's a state 20%...

HSR Audit: Cost Overruns, Poor Management, Slow Trains

California's under-construction high-speed rail system is mismanaged, faces budget shortfalls, and will operate slower than promised. Those are some of the conclusions reached by the state auditor in a report released Thursday (Nov. 15) morning. The report is the latest saga in the state’s effort to build a bullet train...