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A story from an Iron Range newspaper where they know something about boondoggles.

Midwest high-speed rail plan a boondoggle

Heartland Institute It’s probably appropriate that the governors of eight Midwest states have just signed a deal to try to establish a regional high-speed rail system.

The National Conference of State Legislatures says these states have a combined budget deficit of $28.1 billion this year, demonstrating the governors know a lot about losing money and soaking taxpayers, which is what citizens in these states can expect if their leaders’ high-speed rail fantasies become reality.

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