TALLAHASSEE, Florida -- Governor Rick Scott decided to cut a lot less from the state budget than what he has done in previous years.
He vetoed $68.9 million all together. Sounds like a lot, but it's less than 0.1 percent of the final number and less than half of what he vetoed last year.
Hillsborough was one of the highest funded counties. Research group, Florida Taxwatch, recommended the governor veto more than $20 million from the area, but he only got rid of around $1.5 million.
Still, Taxwatch says they're happy with the largest state budget in Florida's history.
"He gut some, but he didn't get them all and we understand that, but he vetoed a lot of things outside of our turkey list as well," said Kurt Wenner with Florida Taxwatch.
The new budget takes effect on July 1.