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Was there really $250k in budget to learn how to catch rainwater?

Among the $615 million in budget vetoes Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced at a ceremonial event May 26, 2011, Scott highlighted one -- $250,000, he said, earmarked to learn how to catch rainwater. "Where I'm from, rainwater can be caught with a two-dollar bucket," he said.

PolitiFact Florida wondered: Was that really in the budget?

[Last modified: Friday, May 27, 2011 4:17pm]


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