Articles in Category: 'High Speed Rail'

By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 3, 2014 3:55 AM

When Barack Obama took office in 2008, a lot of people -- some of them in Florida -- thought they were going to make a killing off of high-speed rail.

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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: January 31, 2012 3:55 AM
California has a huge state debt and Washington has a huge national debt. But that does not discourage either Gov. Jerry Brown or President Barack Obama from wanting to launch a very costly high-speed rail system.
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Marco Rubio Reacts to Obama Budget
POSTED: February 14, 2011
By: Kevin Derby | Posted: February 9, 2011 3:55 AM

Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled the Obama administration’s plan to spend $53 billion in the next six years, which the administration argues will help set the stage for the promise the president made in his State of the Union address to have 80 percent of Americans connected by high-speed rail in the next 25 years.

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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: January 12, 2011 3:55 AM

State Senators heaped praise on Florida's high-speed rail project Tuesday, touting it as a massive job creator that might not cost state taxpayers a dime.

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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: January 7, 2011 3:55 AM

The total cost of the first phase of Florida’s high-speed rail project could be more than double official estimates, according to a report released Thursday by the Reason Foundation, a California-based libertarian think tank.

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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 10, 2010 4:05 AM
With the newly elected Republican governors of Ohio and Wisconsin rejecting federal funds for high-speed rail projects, the Sunshine State looks to gain, as both Democrats and Republicans in the Florida congressional delegation are happy about the additional money.
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