Photo of high-speed rail construction in Fresno, California

California Set to Pay $1.65 Billion for Work on High-Speed Rail

SACRAMENTO — California officials on Tuesday moved toward awarding a $1.65 billion contract to design and construct the tracks and system in the central San Joaquin Valley for the first segment of its beleaguered high-speed rail project. The action taken by...

Opinion: The Largest Gas Tax Increase in State History

This letter was released as a commentary by State Senator Mike Morrell (R- Inland Empire) on June 12, 2017. In April, Democratic leaders forced through the state legislature $5.2 billion annually in new and permanent taxes on drivers across California, amou...