Florida’s Leaders React to Ron DeSantis Signing $92.2 Billion Budget
“Governor DeSantis has shown tremendous leadership in his budget action today," said state CFO Jimmy Patronis. “He put his own priorities on the chopping block during a time when many Florida families are having to do the same thing. We know many Floridians have been hurt by the economic shutdown from the coronavirus pandemic, but we are not defined by the obstacles that we face but by our shared strengths to overcome them.
Florida TaxWatch Offers Proposals to Help Avert Revenue Losses Due to Coronavirus Pandemic
The Office of Economic and Demographic Research (EDR) released a report on Tuesday showing revenue in Florida dropped $878 million below estimates last month and is now down more than $675 million compared to this time in 2019.