WLRN Public Radio: Florida Is Looking at a Budget Surplus Next Year
Florida lawmakers are doing something they haven't done in years: adding money to state programs.
Florida's projected budget surplus is encouraging, said Barb Rosewicz, who researches state fiscal policy for the Pew Charitable Trusts.
“But it doesn't mean the state has completely reversed where they were before the great recession. It simply means that the state's expected revenue is larger than the amount that it expects to spend,” Rosewicz said. “Like most states, Florida still has a lot of challenges ahead to get its economy and budget back to full health.”
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