Gov. DeSantis extols line item veto in Boys State speech

Gov. DeSantis extols line item veto in Boys State speech

Gov. Ron DeSantis visited familiar themes in remarks Tuesday in front of the American Legion Boys State program, and among them was the flexibility created by the line-item budget veto.

“You guys are doing this government in terms of crafting your own. I would just say that when you’re looking at different authorities to give the executive, giving a line-item veto is something that I would recommend,” DeSantis said.

DeSantis, who has vetoed more money out of budgets than any previous Governor, contended the line-item veto is central to good government and reining in the free-spending ways of legislatures.

The Governor enthused about the flexibility afforded him by the line-item, saying that...

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