Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio predicts federal funding for remainder of high-speed rail costs listen01/28/10 Seán Kinane
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Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio greeted President Obama when he arrived on Air Force One at MacDill Air Force Base. After his speech, the Mayor predicted that the federal government would eventually fund the remaining cost of the high-speed rail line to Orlando.
Iorio has been a major proponent of the high-speed rail connection between Tampa and Orlando that will be partially funded through $1.25 billion in federal Recovery Act money.