Gov. Voldemort Turns Down $2.4 Billion in Job-Creation Money for Florida

Voldermort decided he’d rather we didn’t have $2.4 billion in federal funding for high-speed rail in Florida. Estimates of the jobs lost to Florida range as high as 24,000.

I never was sure the rail plan was a brilliant idea on its own, but as part of a national high-speed rail network, and as a stimulus program, I was in favor of it.

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2 Responses to Gov. Voldemort Turns Down $2.4 Billion in Job-Creation Money for Florida

  1. That is about $130.00 per Floridian. Obama can just send me a check for $129.99 and keep the train, and the Change.

  2. mfr24 says:

    A veto-proof majority of the Florida Senate rebuked Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday in a letter that urged the federal government to give the state $2.4 billion in high-speed rail money that Scott wants to reject. “Politics should have no place in the future of Florida’s transportation, as evidenced by this letter of bipartisan support,” said the letter, signed by 26 members of the Republican-controlled Florida Senate

    Read more: http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/02/17/2072075/scott-rebuked-by-26-senators-over.html#ixzz1EGMn6jZo

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