Don't Forget The Needy | Print |
November 2009

The next state budget is being developed now. State law requires agencies to submit budget requests based on “actual needs” – but the agencies have been asked to hold down what they ask for.

Failing to specify the real needs of Floridians “increases the likelihood that the Legislature will make the mistake of trying to balance next year's budget solely with budget cuts,” Executive Director John C. Hall writes in the St. Petersburg Times.

> Read the op-ed from the St. Petersburg Times

> View Florida a State in Trouble: Wise Choices Are Needed