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Florida Gov. turns down high-speed rail funds

Posted on February 16, 2011

NEW YORK — Wednesday, Florida Gov. Rick Scott rejected $2 billion in federal funds, effectively canceling for a high-speed rail line between Tampa and Orlando, The New York Times reports.

Scott said cost overruns related to the project could leave Florida taxpayers with an additional $3 billion tab. For the full story, click here.

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