ORLANDO, Fla. -- Gov. Guy Hunt has taken the unprecedented step of vetoing Alabama's general fund budget for fiscal 1992 and has vowed to subject education spending to the line-item veto.
In rejecting the $806 million general fund budget, Gov. Hunt said he would not seek more money overall. His aim, he said, was to spur law-markets to restore funding for prisons, law enforcement, mental health, and emergency management in a special legislative session planned for next month.