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    Valadao Announces Economic Development Administration Investment Award for Delano Rail Spur Construction

    Today, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) praised the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) decision to provide the City of Delano with an EDA Investment Award for the construction of a rail spur in Kern County. This EDA investment will fund the construction of a rail spur that will connect the Union Pacific Railroad with an industrial park and other undeveloped land in Delano. This project will provide the region with improved access to transportation infrastructure strengthening the ar...


    House Appropriations Committee Passes Valadao Proposal

    On Thursday, the House Committee on Appropriations dealt a blow to California High Speed Rail with the passage of legislative proposals authored by U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) within the FY2014 Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Bill. Base bill language proposed by Congressman Valadao, was previously adopted by the Subcommittee and today by the Full Committee. This language prevents additional federal funds from being spent on construction of propo...


    Congressman Requests Comment Period Extension for High Speed Rail

    Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) has again voiced his concerns regarding the proposed California High Speed Rail project. “Over the last several years, estimates of cost and completion time have substantially increased from the original projections which California voters originally approved. I have serious concerns that this project is far from viable, facing unrealistic goals and a lack of public demand,” Congressman Valadao stated. In a recent strategic move, the California High Speed Rai...

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