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Once again, Dockery will take on SunRail and her party



Twice in two years, proposed commuter rail in Central Florida died despite backing from powerful political and business leaders. Both times, Lakeland Sen. Paula Dockery engineered the train wreck.

Today, as the Legislature convenes in a special session to consider commuter rail legislation for a third time, Dockery is once again standing up against her party's leadership.

But this time, the stakes are higher and the spotlight on her far brighter. Now, Dockery is running for governor. And the Senate president says he has the votes to make SunRail happen, in spite of her objections. (story here)


[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 1:08pm]


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