Florida Taxwatch Applauds Governor Scott for $615 Million in Spending Cuts in the FY2011-12 Budget

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~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.

 

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