Monday, August 24, 2009

No More Rail For Us

As we mentioned earlier the month, the state was requesting federal funding for a high speed rail to run between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Well now, after much national criticism, Governor Bobby Jindal has done an about face and has declared that he will not request funding for the project. Local business owners and the Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce, who were originally consulted, are now surprised at this recent turn of events. Bill Barrow with the Times-Picayune has more.

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