High Speed Rail

July 6, 2012 - 9:36 PM
Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, left, and Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, celebrate after Leno's bill authorizing about $4.5 billion funding for a high-speed rail system was approved by the Senate at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, July 6, 2012. The bill, which would allow the state to begin selling $2.6 billion in voter -approved bonds, passed by a 21-16 vote and now goes to Gov. Jerry Brown who has supports the measure.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)