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Budget Deficit Has Communities Scrambling

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By James Call

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Tallahassee, FL – In May, the Florida Legislature faced with a 6 billion dollar budget deficit, rimmed hundreds of millions from state agency budgets. Many agencies, like the Department of Veteran Affairs, and Health Care Administration provide transportation for citizens who because of age, disability or income are unable to transport themselves. James Call reports cuts to those programs have many communities scrambling to make up the difference.