Lawmakers in Florida are suing Governor Rick Scott over his decision to reject funds approved by the White House for high-speed rail.
Scott became one of three Republican governors to reject federal supporting funds for high speed rail, when he turned down an offer of $2.4 billion to build a line from Orlando to Tampa. But Republican Thad Altman and Democrat Arthenia Joyner don’t think Scott should have the right to reject a plan that was already approved by a 2009 law, the Associated Press reports.
“This isn't a monarchy, and he isn't a king,” Joyner said.
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