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Scott again faces decision on vetoing environmental restoration projects

A year after Gov. Rick Scott vetoed $10 million for environmental restoration projects, two senators are supporting about the same amount again -- and are hoping for a better outcome.

When he signed his first state budget as governor last year, Scott vetoed $10 million for St. Johns River restoration projects among $615 million in spending vetos. He didn't give a reason for vetoing the river projects but said Florida families were having to get by with less and so should state government.

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