March 9, 2011 When he rejected $2.4 billion in federal funds for a high-speed rail project, Gov. Rick Scott explained that the train line would lose money, and put Florida on the hook to pay millions for the system. But a new study undercuts Scott's claim, saying the project would turn a profit.
November 12, 2010 Republican governors-elect are rejecting federal stimulus money for high-speed rail. They say their states can't afford the added debt and tax burdens that would arise from having to pay their share. But other states are seeking the spurned money.