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Florida Voters Back Four New Amendments, Including Raising the Minimum Wage

One proposal failed to garner a simple majority. Amendment 4 which would have raised the standard on state constitutional amendments by having them pass two general elections before being included in the Florida Constitution, had less than 50 percent support. 

Florida Ranked Eighth Among the States on Economic Outlook

The report examines and ranks the states based on fiscal policies including spending, taxes and growth rates. Fifteen factors were included in the rankings--especially on income transfer programs.