Government Bytes


California Breaks Ground on Boondoggle Bullet Train

by Lee Schalk / /

This week, Governor Jerry Brown succeeded in breaking ground on his beloved bullet train, a project that was sold to taxpayers back in 2008, when voters barely passed a $9.95 billion bond measure to fund it. 

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Lift Off: Private Sector Bringing Manned Spaceflight Back to U.S.

by Dan Barrett / /

NASA made a big announcement yesterday that is out of this world: two companies (Boeing and SpaceX) have been selected to ferry humans from earth to the International Space Station (ISS). Boeing has completed all of NASA's testing and will receive $4.2 bi
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News Commentary 

10 Bi-Partisan “No-Brainer” Bills Congress Should Pass

by Nan Swift / /

The 113th Congress is about to return from summer recess, and if you believe the hype that this is a "do-nothing" Congress, perhaps you aren't expecting much. Whether that's a fair moniker or not, Congress could do much to dispel it by passing some of the
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