FL: CFO Sink Statement on Governor Crist's Veto of HB 5603

FL: CFO Sink Statement on Governor Crist's Veto of HB 5603

Tallahassee, FL (CompNewsNetwork) - Florida CFO Alex Sink released the following statement after Governor Crist vetoed HB 5603, which implemented recommendations made by CFO Sink to strengthen the state’s Risk Management program and reduce workers’ compensation costs to the state.

 

“This legislation was an important step in holding state agencies accountable and reducing workers’ compensation costs, and I am very disappointed that Governor Crist chose today to favor special interests instead of Florida taxpayers,” said CFO Sink. “In the business world, it’s only practical that you inspect what you expect and do what’s necessary to rein in costs, and these program modifications would have allowed us to do just that …read more