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Gov. Scott's Securing Florida's Future Budget Protects the Health of Families and Visitors

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Tallahassee, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott’s Securing Florida’s Future budget invests $2.9 billion to protect the health and well-being of Florida families and visitors. The Securing Florida’s Future Budget focuses on several key areas, including combatting the national epidemic of prescription opioid misuse and abuse, implementing strategies to fight against HIV, and boosting existing programs focused on protecting young children.   

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