The Florida Supreme Court says Governor Rick Scott does have the authority to kill a proposed Central Florida high speed rail line. There was a a bipartisan suit against Scott’s refusal of the federal funds. The Florida Supreme Court gave the case priority because the U.S. Transportation Secretary gave Scott a deadline to decide whether he would accept federal stimulus money for the project.
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Gov. Rick Scott will remain in Florida this week to monitor the continuing cleanup from Hurricane Hermine, postponing a trip to Washington D.C. that had been planned to discuss federal funding to help fight the Zika virus.