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Fishkind Commentary: Scott State Budget Fails To Meet Floridians’ Needs


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Economic analyst Hank Fishkind of Fishkind and Associates

Economic analyst Hank Fishkind of Fishkind and Associates

Gov. Rick Scott’s $77 billion state budget proposal puts nearly all of a $1 billion surplus toward cutting taxes and raising education spending.

But 90.7 economic analyst Hank Fishkind says the tax cuts likely will mean increases of other taxes. And the spending on education isn’t enough.

90.7’s Amy Green talked with Fishkind about the budget.

Fishkind began by explaining what the proposal means to the average Floridian.


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Amy Green

About Amy Green

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Amy Green covers the environment for 90.7 News. She is an award-winning journalist who has worked as a regular contributor for NPR, PEOPLE, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor and many other top news organizations. Her in-progress book on the Everglades is under contract with Johns ... Read Full Bio »

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