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Fishkind Commentary | Could Florida's Budget Surplus Spur Job Growth?

September 17th, 2013 | WMFE - As Florida anticipates an $846 million budget surplus for the 2014-2015 fiscal year, Governor Rick Scott has been traveling the state to drum up support for tax cuts. Scott says his $500 million tax cut package will promote job creation. Economic analyst Hank Fishkind took a close look at the state budget numbers and Governor Scott's plan.

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Dr. Fishkind tells 90.7’s Nicole Creston that he agrees some of the tax and fee cuts will be good for job growth, but he thinks some strategic spending would help, too.


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