April 20, 2017 - Los Angeles Times / Top of the Ticket

California sells $1.2 billion of bonds to finance construction of bullet train in the Central Valley

The California treasurer sold $1.2 billion in bonds Thursday to help finance construction of high-speed rail in the Central Valley, a significant development after years of delays in tapping the bonds that taxpayers approved in 2008. The move makes clear that Gov. Jerry Brown wants to move forward...