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Florida Gov. Rick Scott in Washington: Fund Zika efforts 'now'

Gov. Rick Scott addresses members of the media in Washington, D.C., after lobbying members of Florida's delegation to support federal funding for the Zika virus crisis.

ALEX LEARY | Times

Gov. Rick Scott addresses members of the media in Washington, D.C., after lobbying members of Florida's delegation to support federal funding for the Zika virus crisis.

WASHINGTON - Gov. Rick Scott made the case on Capitol Hill for Zika funding but took no position on how much should be appropriated.

"The president and Congress need to come to a conclusion now. We cannot wait," Scott told reporters.

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 6:51pm]

    

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