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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


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 covers the environment and climate change at WMFE News. She is an award-winning journalist and author whose extensive reporting on the Everglades is featured in the book MOVING WATER, published by Johns Hopkins University Press, and podcast DRAINED, available wherever you get your podcasts. Amy’s ... Read Full Bio »

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