Full coverage of Gov. Rick Scott's decision to reject money for high-speed rail


Florida Gov. Rick Scott has declined federal money to build high-speed rail projects in the state.

An insta-poll for the Tampa Bay Business Journal shows 72% of respondents disagree with Scott’s decision.

Senator Bill Nelson pens op-ed.

Senator Marco Rubio,



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