A Balanced Approach to Building Florida’s State Budget | Print |
February 2010

As the Governor and Legislature prepare the state budget that will take effect July 1, families’ needs once again are rising while the resources available to the state to meet those needs fall far short.  Closing this “need vs. resources gap” only by cutting spending would be shortsighted.  A balanced approach that includes revenues is the better choice for Florida’s families and Florida’s future.

Policymakers have a number of options to raise almost $3 billion in much-needed money to help meet the needs of Floridians and make Florida’s tax system more productive today and tomorrow.  

>Read the updated FCFEP report.