Computer-generated image of the proposed high-speed trains for use in California. Photo via California High-Speed Rail Authority

In summary

At the State Building and Construction Trades Council of California, we are far from naïve. We understand the political and economic challenges that face the completion of high-speed rail, and we are up for the fight and plan to fight along with every elected leader who is willing to fight for California’s quality of life, climate goals and middle-class jobs.

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