Published on March 2nd, 2011 | by Important Media Cross-Post1
Rick Scott Gets Sued by Florida Senators for Rejecting High-Speed Rail Funds
March 2nd, 2011 by Important Media Cross-Post
If you haven’t heard the news yet, the new Tea Party Governor of Florida, Rick Scott, recently rejected $2.4 billion in high-speed rail funds from the federal government, a move that is without sound logic and is either due to corruption, him being forced to do so by his out-of-the-public-eye superiors/funders, or pure ignorance.
Now, two Florida state senators (one Republican and one Democrat) have filed a lawsuit against Rick Scott. The lawsuit claims that Scott overstepped his authority in rejecting the federal funds. The legislators had already agreed to fund the project and Scott had no legal right to change that.
Read more on our sister site, Planetsave: Florida Gov. Rick Scott Gets Sued for Stupidity Regarding High-Speed Rail
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