The High-Speed Rail Drama Continues…

Sens. Arthenia Joyner, Thad Altman sue Gov. Rick Scott over high-speed rail

By Janet Zink and Alex Leary, Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau
Posted: Mar 01, 2011 12:12 PM

TALLAHASSEE — Two senators, Democrat Arthenia Joyner and Republican Thad Altman, filed a lawsuit Tuesday to stop Gov. Rick Scott from killing high-speed rail.

The suit asks the Florida Supreme Court to order Scott to “expeditiously accept” $2.4 billion in federal money and asks for an injunction if necessary.

Altman, a Republican from Melbourne, said they might need more time from U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to allow the suit to make its way through the Supreme Court process.

Read the entire article here:  http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/stateroundup/sens-joyner-altman-sue-gov-rick-scott-over-high-speed-rail/1154516

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