It is indeed a common solution for liberal/progressive thought to make government funding a part of all social programs.
I have made it a habit to donate food items to our Benton County Food Bank. I know that 100 percent of my donation will go to worthy individuals. Funneling tax money to a government agency then to this food bank is the most inefficient use of funds I can imagine. If the Benton County Food Bank needs groceries all they have to do is let all the churches in our community know. It is the responsibility of Christian charity to take care of the unfortunate, not the responsibility of government.
The food bank run by volunteers and funded by private money is more efficient than any government agency! Gov. Terry Branstad was right to veto.