Then-state Sens. Leland Yee, left, and Tony Strickland chat in private as the California Senate considers high-speed rail funding on July 6, 2012.
Then-state Sens. Leland Yee, left, and Tony Strickland chat in private as the California Senate considers high-speed rail funding on July 6, 2012. Lezlie Sterling Sacramento Bee file
Then-state Sens. Leland Yee, left, and Tony Strickland chat in private as the California Senate considers high-speed rail funding on July 6, 2012. Lezlie Sterling Sacramento Bee file