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Governmental Spending in Real-Life Terms

This week we look at Florida's state budget. Instead of viewing it in terms of millions or billions of dollars, we attempt to humanize the numbers. What do state budget cuts or surpluses really mean? We look for answers in mid-town St. Petersburg and at a research center in Tampa. We pose some questions about the process to a Florida lawmaker, and end the broadcast with some late-breaking news in the Martin Lee Anderson case.

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Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7

Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1

Radio Guests

Scott Swift - Former member of the Council of Neighborhood Associations of St. Petersburg
Gypsy Gallardo - Editor - Power Broker Magazine
Susanna Nesmith - Tallahassee Reporter - Miami Herald

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