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News - April 30, 2010

State audit blasts High-Speed Rail Authority

New report finds flaws in agency's oversight of contracts, management of risks

by Gennady Sheyner

California's controversial high-speed-rail project risks major delays because of poor planning, a shaky business plan and lax oversight by the state agency charged with building the $43 billion system, a new report from the California State Auditor Elaine Howle has found.

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Staff Writer Gennady Sheyner can be e-mailed at gsheyner@paweekly.com.

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