Governor unveils proposed budget help for vets - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

Governor unveils proposed budget help for vets

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. --Governor Rick Scott has announced his proposed funding for veterans in next year's budget. 
 
The governor made the announcement at Cheney Brothers in Riviera Beach because they employ a number of veterans. 

During his appearance, Scott awarded the Governor Veterans Service Medal to about a dozen vets.

The governor is proposing $170 million in next year's budget which includes things such as building homes for wounded vets and helping them find work. 
 
The governor also expressed support for a measure that would give free tuition at state colleges and universities for children of fallen officers. 

Following his visit, the governor headed to Kissimmee for a roundtable discussion on help for Puerto Rico which continues to deal with the aftermath of destruction from Hurricane Maria.

Scripps Only Content 2017

Powered by Frankly

1100 Banyan Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 Raycom Media. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.