TITLE

Florida's Bush Signs $53.5 Billion Budget, Minus Rail Money

AUTHOR(S)
Sigo, Shelly
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;6/24/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31663, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Governor of Florida Jeb Bush on June 23, 2003 announced he was vetoing most of the funding for the state's high-speed rail project and then signed the $53.5 billion state budget into law. Bush specifically referred to the estimated $38 billion budget deficit in California. Bush struck from the budget $7.2 million that legislators had approved for high-speed rail funding. Bush reiterated that he remains committed to finding a way for Florida voters to reconsider the rail project because of its cost.
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10138262

 

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