|Published:||Apr 17, 2012 4:36 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Apr 17, 2012 4:36 PM EDT|
ST. JOHNS, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is promising a much lower number of budget vetoes during his second year in office.
Scott will sign a new $70 billion budget into law on Tuesday at an elementary school in St. Johns County.
The Republican governor is also expected to announce vetoes of individual projects included in the overall budget.
Scott told a Jacksonville radio station Tuesday morning that he won't come close to matching the $615 million he vetoed during his first year in office.
The governor says many people have made good arguments on why funding should be spared.
He says for example he would not veto nearly $4 million for public television stations this year. Last year, Scott vetoed money for the stations.
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