Florida governor says there is no conflict of interest with rail commissioner

Posted Friday, January 17, 2003 4:00 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Gov. Jeb Bush says he is not concerned that the son and daughter-in-law of the state's high-speed rail chairman are lobbyists for companies that want to dictate the system's route through Central Florida. Chairman Fred Dudley has a son lobbying for Disney, and a daughter-in-law lobbying for Universal. Disney is trying to use its influence to make the public rail project run only to its property in Orlando from the airport.

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