Congressman Mast promised to get on the Transportation Board and protect we the taxpayers against corporate welfare beggars like the All Aboard Florida project. Thank you Congressman Mast! ... See MoreSee Less
Today I had the opportunity to question All Aboard Florida head Mike Reininger at a committee hearing. Despite their dishonest claims to the contrary, All Aboard Florida has repeatedly pursued public, taxpayer-funded financing. Floridians deserve the truth about who is paying for All Aboard Florida, as well as why they are failing to address critical safety and economic concerns.
Thank you Rep. BRIAN MAST for standing up for your constituents against All Aboard Florida. Here is Brian on The KC Ingram Show as a candidate talking about the dangers of LNG being shipped along the FEC line. ... See MoreSee Less
For those who claimed Pres. Trump would fund Brightline....think again. From day one FNAA fought against taxpayer funding for this risky, private venture. Private businesses should bear the risk of their investments, not we the taxpayers! Thumbs up Pres. Trump! If a business is viable, it will be able to operate without taxpayer subsidy.
Nearly 1 million people rode Amtrak trains in Florida last year, but if President Donald Trump gets his way, they’ll have to find another mode of transportation.
Trump proposes to ax Florida Amtrak long-distance service entirely, meaning the two New York to Miami trains and the popular auto train that runs from Orlando to Washington, D.C. would go the way of the steam engine.
All told, 23 of the 45 states where Amtrak now runs would lose all service.
Critics correctly note that Amtrak’s long-distance routes lose money, but the trains also provide a vital transportation alternative, and the auto train in particular is a boon for long-distance travelers who don’t want to put mileage on their vehicle.
Not everyone wants to cram into an increasingly cramped airline seat, but if the cuts go through, flying — or the long, long drive up Interstate 95 — might be the only ways to go. ... See MoreSee Less
“Your Energy America” is a newly formed front group pushing Dominion Energy's Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline. By tracing hosting information for the group's website, DeSmog has found evidence pointing to the PR firm behind the group: DDC Advocacy, which has known ties to the Republican Party.