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Florida governor cuts funding for Pulse survivors

Florida governor, Ron DeSantis, has cut $900,000 of spending for LGBTQ+ related projects in the state, including $150,000 which had been allocated to providing mental health services for survivors of the 2016 Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando. According to the Miami Herald, DeSantis signed off on a record $100 billion state spending plan for Florida on Wednesday.However, as part of the spending plan, he vetoed funding for Pulse survivors (by cutting funds for The LGBT+ Center in Orlando) and the Zebra Coalition, which aims to prevent LGBTQ+ homelessness.

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