~TaxWatch Turkey List Used to Save Taxpayers Millions of Dollars~
TALLAHASSEE, FL- Florida TaxWatch’s President and CEO Dominic Calabro today released the following statement applauding Florida Governor Rick Scott for vetoing a historic $615 million in spending from the FY2011-12 budget.
“Today Governor Rick Scott made history by vetoing a record $615 million in spending from the FY2011-12 budget, including millions of dollars in cuts recommended in Florida TaxWatch’s 2011 Turkey Watch report. This was a bold move by a Governor in his first year and sends a powerful message to Floridians that he is serious about cutting spending and encouraging economic growth in our state. Today is a new day for Florida.”
A complete list of Florida TaxWatch’s budget turkeys vetoed today will be released later this afternoon.