Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott expressed concerns that sequestration cuts to the National Guard could slow down the response time of first responders during a storm.

Yesterday, Governor Rick Scott called on US Senators Rubio and Nelson to help restore funding cut from the National Guard as a result of the federal budget sequestration, and remove this imminent threat to Florida’s emergency response functions during hurricane season. To read Governor Scott’s letter click here.

For videos of Governor Scott’s press conference click here or here.




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