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January 30, 2012 5:29 PM

With earmarks banned, California must finagle transportation bill

California lawmakers and lobbyists must find new ways to steer federal transportation dollars to the state. Earmarks are out, in the massive House and Senate transportation bills moving this week. Once famed for their pork, the transportation bills are now shorn of locally targeted funding. That means it's time to get creative.

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