“Today I feel relief — relief that the voices of so many were finally heard, for the pain of loss so many families have faced and to those struggling to overcome addition.”
Palm Beach County Vice Mayor Melissa McKinlay
The order allows the state “to immediately draw” from a two-year $54 million federal grant awarded to Florida on April 21 to provide prevention, treatment and recovery-support services. “Without the order, it would have taken months for the state to distribute the money to local communities”, Scott said.
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