Florida Gov. Rick Scott Has Convoluted Ties To Rail Company Whose Project He Supports

The company behind a privately funded passenger train line in Florida has proposed a route that connects Orlando and Tampa. Here, a Brightline train is seen at the new MiamiCentral terminal during its inaugural trip from Miami to West Palm Beach in May.

In 2011, Scott rejected a federally funded rail project; now he supports a privately funded one. He and his wife invested millions with an investment firm that owns the company behind the proposal.

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Federal Aid to Maine for Oct. 29-Nov. 1, 2017, Severe Storm & Flooding Repairs Tops $1 Million

BRUNSWICK, ME — More than $1 million in federal assistance have now been obligated to Maine to help cover costs of the Oct. 29-Nov. 1, 2017, severe storm and flooding that impacted 13 of the 16 counties in “The Pine Tree State.”

 

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