Hey, it turns out people don't want to get divorced and die because of long car commutes! Actually, we're just guessing about that (makes sense, though, right?), but what's clear is that constituents won't thank you for nixing rail projects. Gas 2.0 checked in with the biggest rail refusenik governors, and they're all faltering in the polls. Florida's Rick Scott, whose rejected rail funds were parceled out to more forward-looking states, is "among the least-liked governors" in the country, with a dismal 29 percent approval rating. John Kasich of Ohio, who also turned down federal money for rail, has the …
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