With a stroke of his pen on May 26, Gov. Rick Scott eliminated the annual distribution of $26 million worth of fresh produce and food products to needy residents throughout Florida. Gov. Scott vetoed the Florida Legislature’s recent appropriation for Farm Share and its statewide network of non-profit distribution affiliates, who deliver food at no charge to all recipients. To save $750,000, Gov. Scott killed a $26-million-a-year, life-sustaining program, effective July 1.
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