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  • January 8, 2013

    Falling Short on Dental Sealants: Florida

    How well is Florida protecting kids from tooth decay? more

  • November 15, 2012

    The Impact of the Fiscal Cliff: Florida

    Federal and state finances are closely intertwined, and the fiscal cliff’s tax and spending provisions will have consequences for states.

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  • October 9, 2012

    Still Risky: Checking Accounts in Florida

    Checking accounts, the most widely used financial product in America, contain hidden risks that can harm consumers. Ten of the 12 largest banks nationwide offer checking accounts in Florida and hold 63 percent of all deposits in the state. Here’s what consumers in Florida may be paying.

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  • June 18, 2012

    Widening Gap Update: Florida

    Although Florida consistently paid, or exceeded, its full annual pension contribution in all but one year from 2005 to 2010, the state was 82 percent funded in fiscal year 2010 and faced a $27 billion funding gap—down from fully funded just two years earlier. more

    • State Fact Sheet
    June 6, 2012

    Time Served in Florida

    The average offender in Florida released in 2009 served 3.0 years in custody, 166% more than the average offender released in 1990. more

    • State Fact Sheet
    December 6, 2011

    Election Websites: Florida

    Being Online Is Still Not Enough provides state-by-state reviews and analysis based on detailed criteria of election websites for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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  • May 11, 2011
    Measuring Transportation Investments: Florida

    Measuring Transportation Investments: Florida

    A May 2011 report, Measuring Transportation Investments: The Road to Results, found considerable differences among the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Just 13 states are leading the way overall, with goals, performance measures and data that decision makers can use to choose cost-effective policy options and ensure the likelihood of a strong return for taxpayers. Florida was one of 13 states leading the way in having the essential tools—goals, performance measures and data—needed to help decision makers choose more cost-effective transportation funding and policy options. The state spent an estimated $6.69 billion on transportation in fiscal year 2010.

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    • State Fact Sheet
    May 11, 2011
    Children's Dental Health: Florida

    Children's Dental Health: Florida

    Florida meets two of the eight policy benchmarks for strengthening children’s dental health. Florida was the worst performer with regard to ensuring low-income children’s access to care. more

    • State Fact Sheet
    February 18, 2010
    The Trillion Dollar Gap: Florida

    The Trillion Dollar Gap: Florida

     Florida is a top performer when it comes to managing its long-term pension liability, but needs to improve how it handles the bill coming due for retiree health care and other benefits.

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    • State Fact Sheet
    May 1, 2009
    One in 31: Florida

    One in 31: Florida

    One in 31 adults is under correctional control in Florida. more

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