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Fishkind Commentary: Gov. Scott's Budget Proposal Will Impact Central Florida

February 26, 2013 | WMFE - One week from today the state legislature will officially begin its annual 60-day legislative session. Economic analyst Hank Fishkind says many of the proposals under consideration in Tallahassee this year will have economic impacts here in central Florida.

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Next week Dr. Fishkind will discus some of the legislative proposals that will directly impact us here in central Florida. This week, he analyzed Gov. Rick Scott’s $74 billion dollar budget proposal. If approved, it would be a $4 billion dollar increase in spending, the largest increase in more than a decade and a surplus of more than $1 billion dollars. WMFE’s Tom Parkinson asked Fishkind how we got to this point. 


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