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Here we are at the bottom of a deep hole, and now Gov. Charlie Crist offers us a shovel when we could really use a ladder.

The crushing irony of a stubborn recession like this one is that the needs of ordinary families grow at the same time the resources available to the state to meet them drops.  Like other states, Florida has seen a bigger decline in revenues than ever before.

The governor's recent proposal to reduce or eliminate Florida's corporate income tax would dig the hole deeper, costing the state up to $1.5 billion that could help struggling families with education, healthcare and any number of other important services.

> Read the op-ed by FCFEP Executive Director John Hall in the Miami Herald.