Gov. Scott: 'Told you so on the costs of high speed rail'

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Gov. Rick Scott said Tuesday that a new report about a cost overrun for high speed rail in California vindicates his decision to nix an inter-city bullet train in Florida earlier this year, reports the News Service of Florida. A report in California this week said a proposed San Francisco-Los Angeles train would cost nearly $100 billion, about triple earlier estimates, proved he was right

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