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Special Session Recap

Florida lawmakers spent the last two weeks in a special session aimed at one task: plugging a $2.4 billion hole in the state's current budget. They accomplished that by slashing more than $1 billion in spending and taking $1.6 billion out of trust funds designated for specific purposes and programs. The cuts were felt in virtually every state program but they hit education, care for the elderly and environmental land conservation especially hard. This week, our guests help us look back at the special session and look ahead to an even bigger budget hole next year.

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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

Dominic Calabro - president and CEO of Florida Tax Watch
Scott Allen - administrator for Palm Garden of Tampa and treasurer of the Florida Health Care Association



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