Senators Anitere Flores and Debbie Mayfield have yet to receive answers from the Florida Development Finance Corporation (FDFC) and its approval of a $600 million private equity bond application for All Aboard Florida.
These questions arose after the first request for $1.75 billion in bonds was withdrawn, replaced by a new application for $600 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Sen. Anitere Flores sent a letter to FDFC Director William Spivey in February, while Sen. Debbie Mayfield sent her March 30, reaffirming the request and a response from Spivey April 10.
On April 6, Donna Blanton of the Tallahassee-based Radey law firm wrote back to Flores - it was not much of an answer.
The gist of the letters - which, to be honest, say nothing - suggest that instead of acting as a public instrument, FDFC insists on conducting work in the dark.
Again, the two senators have asked the FDFC to explain. And both are still waiting.
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