Heavy reliance on tourists and seniors -- maybe too heavy
"Tourism and retirees are the dominant economic engines in our state."
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No state income tax
Florida has the "third most-regressive tax" structure.
Dollar amount isn't so clear cut
"$3 billion over the next five years will be taken out of our public schools and be put into vouchers."
Children and elderly fill waiting lists
In Florida "we have 75,000 on (a) waiting list for child care and 23,000 on waiting lists" for community care for the elderly.
There are lots of ways to compare states on education funding
"We’re 48th in K-12 funding and 50th in higher education."
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