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||House Faces Budget
||Newspaper article by John Van Gieson, "House Faces Budget," citing extra spending vot4ed $3.9 million more for water management districts. Tallahassee Democrat,
||Van Gieson, John ( Author )
||March 10, 1972
||North America -- United States of America -- Florida
||Box 1, Folder 7 ( FUNDING WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICTS ), Item 57
||Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
Ito 6j MEANWHILE, the Senated
Shas struck a major blow to house etaces, ud
land-use planning bill, voting .7 voted by the Huews$.
H u eto study environmental needs million in additinlodae
of the state for another year tempt to embarass" Askew blind, disabled an medioi
instead of implementing the and Cabinet Democrats who benefits; $3.9 mien dr
Fbill. voted for the high rise Capitol mwatorn op
The measure would have al- instead of a domed building. acme
lowed the. state to designate But the Republicans insisted academy.
areas of "critical state con- they were traditionalists who
dB ~cern" and to control zoning in wanted the state to have a
Those areas. But Sen. Jim Wil- Capitol that looked like a Capi-
liams, D-Ocala, complained tol.
that such a move would "de- Minority Leader Don Reed,
By JOHN VAN GIESON prive a man of the use of his R-Boca Raton, said he wouldn't
B Associated Press writer .land without compensation.'" vote "$1 more" on a new Capi-
A Senate committee today Sen. Robert Griaah a m, i tol until he was assured the
killed a bill that would have D-Miami, a sponsor, said he Cabinet wasn't going to build
stripped a controversial com- will fight the study commission "a spire with a penthouse on
puter center from state Comp- proposal on the floor of the top"
troller Fred Dickinson. Mean- Senate. e on
Rep. Ed Whisn
while, budget matters occupied The Senate today was to take R-Clearwater, contended the
'the House for the third day in a up a bill that would require the proposed Capitol would turn "a
state to assume partial respon- P o u w
row. y sbltintemreofa sleepy Southern town into a
Following a personal plea by sibility in the murder of a veritable Miami Beach."
Dickinson to let him keep the Tampa girl and pay $100,000 to
$1.8 million Carlton Data Cen- her parents in an attempt at D B I- S .2 ml
ter, the Governmental Effi- compensation. bud et cut was significant
ciency Committee voted 4-2 The House on Thursday d there standpoint as it
against a bill that would have voted to cut $8.2 million from pufrotm a fattened by previous
consolidated the computer with! the $25 million sought by As- pu endm ened by pred
other state computers kew for an 18-story Capitol h Republican support-back
"Our data center is far more building.
efficient now than if it were Spreading a sometimes an- int e extra spending
centralized said Dickinson. gry appropriations debate over
The center has been the sub- two days, the House was una-
ject of a running feud between! ble to come to a final decision
Dickinson and legislative lead- on its proposed $1.65 billion
ers, who wanted it taken out of, state budget. The Senate has
his control. ,already approved a $1.65 bil-
-k -k -kA lion budget.
Republicans lined up against
the $25 million new Capitol but
!were .outmaneuvered on an
,amendment by Rep. Murray
,Dubbin, D-Miami, to save $16.8
Million for the high rise nerve
center of state government.
IT APPEARED that" Repub-
licans and some Democratic'
alis a tevotes to kill any
i new Capitol spending proposal
when Dubbin put through his
~Rep. Miley Miers,
...... D-ITallahassee, accused the ... ... ..
Republicans of "maneuvering,
playing and trading" over the
Speaker Pro Tempore Gene
[) Shaw, D-Starke, said the Re-
i publican stand was an "at-
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