No credit to governor for tunnel

 

The governor was seen back-slapping with other dignitaries in the May 21 article Gov. Scott, county and city leaders dedicate tunnel, celebrating the opening of the PortMiami tunnel .

What really disturbed me was that he was taking credit for it, yet he attempted to block the federal stimulus money that substantially paid for it.

He played a major role in the largest Medicare fraud in the history of the United States, paying a $1.5 billion fine, but not having to go to prison.

He did not fight to expand Medicaid, turning down $50 billion from the federal government, resulting in more than 1 million Floridians not being able to get insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

Even Miami-Dade has a $260 million budget hole in spite of financing billions of dollars in bond money for the tunnel. The governor will now be spending millions of his own money to get reelected.

Kenneth Karger, Miami

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