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Crist Moves To Accelerate Florida’s Economy

August 14th, 2008 by flanews

Governor Charlie Crist announced a new plan to boosted Florida’s Economy out of the recent economic downturn. The state has 30 million dollars earmark for construction projects that hasn’t been spent. This afternoon Crist unveiled a new public works program called Accelerate Florida that loose regulations and allow state agencies to begin spending the billions. The money would go to building more roads and classrooms. Crist hopes creating more construction jobs will save the state’s economy and generate more tax revenue. The announcement comes one day before state economist will report the latest budget deficit numbers. The latest shortfall is expected to be more than a billion dollars.

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