Heavy reliance on tourists and seniors -- maybe too heavy
"Tourism and retirees are the dominant economic engines in our state."
No state income tax
Florida has the "third most-regressive tax" structure.
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.
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