High-speed rail advocates see moral victory but no funding from Legislature


The Minnesota Legislature didn’t approve funding to support high-speed rail between the Twin Cities and Chicago, but supporters say they got a small moral victory at the Capitol.

Reports the the Minnesota High-Speed Rail Commission:

Governor Mark Dayton’s “unsession” bill had a positive impact for Minnesota High-Speed Rail. The unsession bill removed old, outdated laws from the state’s statutes, and updated others. One law was updated to exempt passenger rail from redundant design review processes by the state Legislature.

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