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Legislators grill city on need for rail tax extension

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Mayor Kirk Caldwell wasn’t able to tell state lawmakers how much it will cost to build the city’s full 20-mile rail line, but he suggested rounding estimates of about $9.5 billion up to $10 billion.

Key state lawmakers say they need more answers on just how much of rail’s giant $1.4 billion contingency pot the city really needs before they’ll consider approving another tax extension to rescue the project. Read more

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