All Aboard Florida foes demand answers on railroad's $600M financing plan

Posted on November 14, 2016

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By: Lisa Broadt, Treasure Coast Newspapers

All Aboard Florida opponents now contend they deserve a say in the railroad's financing.

Opponents want details on All Aboard Florida’s new request for nearly $2 billion in tax-free financing, according to a letter rail-expansion foes sent to a state board last week.

The letter also urges the Florida Development Finance Corp. to avoid the conflicts of interest — including secret meetings and text messages — that, opponents say, plagued the state agency the last time it issued financing to the passenger railroad...

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