Florida's Supreme Court Reviewing Anti-Bullet Train Ballot Language
- Florida Bullet-Train Amendment Inches Toward Repeal Referendum. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;7/19/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31928, p1
Reports on the Supreme Court's ruling that Florida voters can be asked to repeal a constitutional amendment mandating the construction of a high-speed train. Need for the state's high court to review and approve all proposed referendum language; Total number of signatures collected by Derail the...
- California High-Speed Rail Authority picks up speed with business plan. D'Ambrosio, Michele // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;02/01/99, Issue 322415, p1
Focuses on various issues discussed by the California High-Speed Rail Authority, regarding its plans of putting a bullet train ballot initiative before California voters in the year 2000. Project cost; Travel times; System integration.
- Courts clash over California HSR. // Railway Age;Mar2014, Vol. 215 Issue 3, p6
The article reports on the move of an appeals court in California to on hold the decision of Judge Michael Kenny of Sacramento County Superior Court over the review on the funding of the California High Speed Rail Association (CHSRA)'s high speed rail project.
- MICHIGAN: Court to Hear EM Fight. Devitt, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;7/18/2012, Vol. 381 Issue 33749, p9
The article presents information on Supreme Court of Michigan that will be hearing a dispute over a ballot referendum.
- PAC's Airport Effort. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;5/20/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31888, p33
Reports on the submission of a referendum by a political action committee calling for an independent authority to oversee Miami International Airport instead of the county commission in Miami-Dade County, Florida.
- Bullet-Train Ballot Choice. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;11/02/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31009, p1
Reports that Florida voters on November 7, 2000 will be asked to approve an amendment to the state constitution that would mandate a fast-track plan for the construction of a statewide bullet train system. Cost estimates; Funding recommendations including a series of revenue bond issues.
- It's Official: Florida to Vote Again on Bullet Train. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;8/2/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31938, p5
Reports on the success of the Derail the Bullet Train in holding a referendum that would ask voters to repeal the constitutional requirement that a high-speed train system be built in Florida. Opportunity for voters to repeal the project; Efforts of the association to stop the plan.
- Faced with derailment in California polls, bullet train ballot is shelved. Marois, Michael B. // Bond Buyer;12/17/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30790, p4
Reports that the California High-Speed Train Authority has postponed a referendum that will ask voters if they are willing to finance a bullet-train project. Adoption of an incremental approach to the project instead of risking early voter rejection; Implementation of the project in stages.
- High-Speed Rail's Next Stop: Congress. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;11/14/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 33004, p1
The article reports on the issuance of a mandate by California voters for a high-speed passenger train system linking the southern part of the state with the San Francisco region. By a margin of 52% to 48%, voters approved Proposition 1A which is a $9.95 billion state general obligation bond...