TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott expects to veto some line items in the $69.7 billion budget Florida lawmakers have handed him.
The Legislature cut spending by nearly $4 billion, but Scott said on Tuesday that "there will be additional savings."
The Republican governor said he hasn't determined yet how much he'll veto.
Scott, who ran on a job creation platform, said he's going through the budget line by line to determine which items create jobs and which don't.
He made it clear, though, that he's interested only in creating private sector, not public, jobs, and he sidestepped a question about teacher layoffs.
Scott said he'll be looking at state colleges and university building projects. He questioned if the state could afford to bond any more of them.
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