State Sen. Negron explains why Medicaid is a target for budget savings PDF  | Print |  E-mail

One of the arguments against reducing state support for Medicaid is that most of its funding comes from the federal government, which pumps money into the state. As a report (.pdf) issued late last year by the Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy noted, “every dollar of state funding invested in Medicaid this budget year is drawing down an additional $1.84 in federal matching funds.”

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Florida Poverty: Destitution Grows PDF  | Print |  E-mail

Jacksonville Times-Union

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Florida’s Fiscal Problems PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Watch a C-SPAN interview with Executive Director John Hall about Florida’s budget shortfall.
Tracking Tax Breaks PDF  | Print |  E-mail
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Recovery will take years PDF  | Print |  E-mail
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The Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy
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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.