State Sen. Debbie Mayfield urges Gov. Rick Scott to support high-speed rail bill

Posted on December 28, 2017

By: Ali Schmitz, Treasure Coast Newspapers

Florida Sen. Debbie Mayfield, R-Melbourne, urged Gov. Rick Scott to support her high-speed rail regulation bill, pointing out similarities to All Aboard Florida's Brightline trains and the Washington state Amtrak train that derailed earlier this month.

In a letter sent Thursday, Mayfield also encouraged Scott to have the Florida Department of Transportation use its authority to address safety concerns for the project…

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