High-Speed Rail Line

Former Florida Governor and Democratic candidate for Governor Charlie Crist (L) and Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott participate in a televised debate at Broward College on October 15, 2014 in Davie, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-Checking Claims On High Speed Rail Line

Plans for a high speed rail line from Tampa to Orlando were stopped in their tracks in 2011 when Governor Rick Scott turned down $2.4 billion in federal funds.

10/30/2014

Gov.-elect Rick Scott speaks at a breakfast before his inauguration.  (Source: CBS)

Court Allows Scott To Kill High-Speed Rail

The Florida Supreme Court put the final nail in the coffin of Florida’s high-speed rail line Friday when they upheld Governor Rick Scott’s authority to kill the proposed train line.

CBS4–03/04/2011

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State Senators Sue Gov. Scott Over Rail Project

A bipartisan pair of Florida State Senators has sued Governor Rick Scott in the Florida Supreme Court to force him to accept the federal money for a high-speed rail system.

CBS4–03/01/2011

Gov.-elect Rick Scott speaks at a breakfast before his inauguration.  (Source: CBS)

Governor Scott Ditches High-Speed Rail Project

Partisan politics took center stage in Tallahassee Wednesday morning when Florida Governor Rick Scott formerly rejected more than $2 billion of federal money to build a high-speed rail line between Tampa and Orlando.

CBS4–02/16/2011

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Feds Give Fla. $800M More For High-Speed Rail Line

TAMPA, Fla. (CBS4) – The federal government has given Florida another $800 million to build a high-speed rail line between Tampa and Orlando. The grant announced Monday brings total federal funding to $2 billion. President […]

10/25/2010

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