Tuesday, October 06, 2009


Power Washer, Baton Rouge LA 2009
All reproduction rights reserved Wm. Greiner

The deadline has passed for the state to apply for $300 million of Federal stimulus money to build a high speed rail line between Baton Rouge and New Orleans.

The rail has had wide support in both communities , among business people and politicians.

An application would seem to have been a no brainer. However, the governor has repeatedly stated that even if the rail were built, Louisiana cannot afford the $18 million annual maintenance and upkeep.


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