Gainesville Considers Renaming Corrine Brown Transit Center
Gainesville considers renaming Corrine Brown transit center
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) – Gainesville city leaders are considering removing the name of former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown from a transit facility in the town following her conviction on federal fraud charges.
The Gainesville Sun reports (http://bit.ly/2q3KqEw ) that the Gainesville City Commission on Thursday considered whether to remove Brown’s name from a Regional Transit System facility, but decided to consider the move at a later meeting.
Brown, 70, was convicted by a federal jury of fraud and other charges for taking money from a purported charity for poor children called One Door for Education Foundation …