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News - December 30, 2011

Palo Alto's legislators tackle rail, technology, green energy

Eshoo, Simitian and Gordon united on high-speed rail

by Gennady Sheyner

When U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, state Sen. Joe Simitian and state Assemblyman Rich Gordon called a joint press conference in April to talk about high-speed rail, the occasion marked not only a turning point for the $98.5 billion project but a rare case of Palo Alto's three representatives all speaking with the same voice.

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