Rick Scott cut $7 million in homelessness assistance to 74,000 Floridians

From Tampa Bay Times, 02/10/2011:

Last year, agencies that help Florida’s homeless received nearly $7 million in state funding to assist more than 74,000 people. But that money was wiped out of the budget unveiled by Gov. Rick Scott on Monday, which called for elimination of the state’s Office of Homelessness. … ‘It is probably the most callous, destructive, hurtful, archaic budget that you could put forward in a state like this,’ said Rep. Mark Pafford, a Democrat from West Palm Beach.

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