Great Scott! Florida Governor Vetoes Funding For 'Big Brother' ProgramSubmitted by emalvini on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 09:59
Great Scott! Florida Governor Vetoes Funding For 'big Brother' Program
By Ben Wolford, Sun Sentinel
May 20, 2013
Florida taxpayers won't be paying for a controversial $3.2 million plan to stem violence in Palm Beach County.
Gov. Rick Scott vetoed $1 million from the state budget that was part of funding for the county's "Violence Prevention Program," designed to encourage communities to report suspicious behavior. Now the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says it will "re-evaluate the feasibility of going forward."