Judge Denies Extra Discovery In Fla. Rail Bond Challenge

Law360, New York (January 10, 2017, 1:55 PM EST) -- A D.C. federal judge on Monday denied two counties' request for hastened jurisdictional discovery in a challenge to the U.S. Department of Transportation's approval of $1.75 billion in tax-exempt bonds for a Miami-to-Orlando passenger railroad, ruling that voluntarily produced documents are likely to provide the court with a sufficient record.

In a suit aiming to block that 2012 allocation for private activity bonds, which would fund the first phase of the All Aboard Florida Project, Indian River County and Martin County, Florida, had asked the court...
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