Gov. Rick Scott, center to right, with Rep. Doc Renuart, Sen. Stephen Wise, Sen. John Thrasher and Rep. Fred Costello, talks to reporters after signing the 2012-2013 budget Tuesday. Photo by Travis Pillow. 17-4-12
ST. JOHNS -- Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday signed a state spending plan of nearly $69.9 billion after slashing $142.7 million in line-item vetoes.
The total represents a fraction of what Scott vetoed last year, when he rejected more than $310 million in individual projects and another $305 million in spending authority for the Florida Forever land conservation program.
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