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Charlie Crist to veto ‘inexcusable’ raid on road-building funds

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Crist tells The Buzz he will veto a legislative maneuver to raid $160-million from the state road-building fund. Lawmakers tried to shield the raid from a veto by steering the money into public schools — believing Crist wouldn’t dare cut education spending. He says his staff found a way to “bifurcate” and “decouple” the two, meaning he’ll veto the raid on gas tax money, which could invite a legal challenge from lawmakers. “The obvious shenanigans that were put in place…

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Charlie Crist to veto ‘inexcusable’ raid on road-building funds

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Crist tells The Buzz he will veto a legislative maneuver to raid $160-million from the state road-building fund. Lawmakers tried to shield the raid from a veto by steering the money into public schools — believing Crist wouldn’t dare cut education spending. He says his staff found a way to “bifurcate” and “decouple” the two, meaning he’ll veto the raid on gas tax money, which could invite a legal challenge from lawmakers. “The obvious shenanigans that were put in place…

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