"Tourism and retirees are the dominant economic engines in our state."
"In (Sen. Marco) Rubio's state of Florida alone, Social Security lifts more than -- count it -- a million people out of poverty."
"A recent study revealed that, across the nation, taxes would have to be increased by an average of $1,300 a year just to support the currently unsustainable public employee pension systems. In Florida, that dollar figure translates to $813 a year."
Says Florida's pension plan faces the same long-term funding problems as Social Security.
"We are the only state in the country that state employees don't contribute [to their pensions]."
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