Washington, D.C. – Congressman Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) released the following statement on reports that California’s high-speed rail would cost taxpayers 50% more than estimated, or an extra $3.6 billion:
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SpaceShipTwo, scheduled to carry tourists to space beginning in 2013, undergoes an unpowered glide flight test over Mojave in late 2010. Courtesy of Virgin Galactic
January 30, 2012
Coverage from Congressman McCarthy's recent visit to the Mojave Air and Space Port and hear about how the innovation and research being done there is impacting the local economy.
January 29, 2012
KGET-TV Bakersfield reports on Congressman McCarthy's visit to Mojave last Friday to discuss the importance of commercial space flight and the economic impact it is having on the local area. The station notes that McCarthy is fighting to extend a provision that will allow this industry to continue to innovate, grow and create jobs.
A committee of five, led by Mayor Ron Carter, battles on for veteran benefits in Ridgecrest.