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Sen. Ted W. Lieu joins Gov. Brown at ceremony in support of nation’s first high-speed rail system
July 18, 2012
Measure is signed into a law
LOS ANGELES – Less than two weeks after joining the Senate in narrowly passing Gov. Brown’s vision for a high-speed rail network in California, Sen. Ted W. Lieu of Torrance today stood with the governor at a Los Angeles bill-signing ceremony and afterward released the following statement.
“For those who believe in the California dream, in our resources and our people, today is an historic reaffirmation that our best days are yet to come,” Lieu said about the project’s funding measure, Senate Bill 1029. “I applaud the governor for his vision and leadership to create jobs and move this state forward.”
For more, visit Lieu’s Web site at the address below.
Ted W. Lieu chairs the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee and represents nearly 1 million residents of Senate District 28, which includes the cities of Carson, El Segundo, Hermosa Beach, Lomita, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach and Torrance, as well as portions of Long Beach, Los Angeles and San Pedro. For more, visit www.senate.ca.gov/lieu
PHOTO CAPTION: Sen. Ted W. Lieu, center, with red tie, applauds as the governor signs SB 1029. (Photo by Dave Sotero).