Eustis – In an extraordinary move Florida Governor Rick Scott slashed state government spending and announced his budget cuts before an overflow tea party crowd in Eustis yesterday. True to his word to his tea party constituents he chose this venue and not Tallahassee the state capitol to make his budget announcements.
Scott threw drown the gauntlet to other legislatures who felt it was unrealistic to cut taxes when the state faces a hugh budget gap. In statements such as ‘the government has no money of it own” Scott talked about getting rid of state fiefdoms and cutting taxes by 660 million in two years. It’s your money Scott says
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