VIDEO: Scott Pledges Historic Level of Funding for Transportation Improvements
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Florida Governor Rick Scott joined Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown, Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Ananth Prasad and JAXPORT CEO Brian Taylor yesterday at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal.
The governor announced his plans for a historic $8.8 billion Department of Transportation budget in the coming year. The budget request will include nearly $139 million for improvements to Florida’s seaports.
“Clearly, Gov. Scott gets it: that investment today supporting state transportation needs will add up to a thriving port and continued success for our tenants and customers,” said JAXPORT CEO Brian Taylor. “We are grateful for his focus and commitment.”
Press Release, January 15, 2014