Gov. Scott Signs New Florida Budget Into Law

Gov. Rick Scott is putting pen to paper and signing a roughly $89 billion budget into law.

Scott  is expected to sign the state budget on Friday that was approved by legislators just a few days ago. At the same time, Scott is expected to veto individual spending items.

The move comes amid an outcry of school superintendents who say that legislators shortchanged schools.

While lawmakers boosted overall school funding, most money is tied to a school safety bill signed into law by Scott. That bill includes money for mental health programs and hiring additional school resource officers.

Pasco Superintendent Kurt Browning said it was wrong to increase money for school safety at the expense of educating students.

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