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Federal stimulus dollars saved the state budget this go round, but the cash runs out soon. Advocacy groups say stimulus dollars are allowing the legislature to postpone the problem. John Hall with the Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy said tax reform can’t wait.

“Florida can broaden the base of its taxation. Lower the rate and produce a revenue structure that fairer, able to withstand economic downturns and better meet the needs of this great state,” said Hall.

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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.