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...