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Karen Woodall, a worker advocate and co-founder of the Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy, called the bill "just atrocious.""This bill is essentially asking unemployed workers to be responsible for making the trust fund solvent again," Woodall said. "If you want to help small business, that's fine. Don't do it at the expense of unemployed workers."

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The mission of the Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy is to conduct independent research, develop new ideas, and advise policymakers on state fiscal and economic policy.  The Center pays particular attention to policy impacts on low- and moderate-income individuals, families and neighborhoods, workers, and small businesses.  The Center works to heighten public awareness of the need to adequately fund programs that improve opportunities, choices, quality of life outcomes, and the economic well-being of all Floridians.