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Florida Matters: Budget Cuts And COVID-19

Gov. Ron DeSantis
Gov. Ron DeSantis

Governor Ron DeSantis slashed a billion dollars from the state budget. And as the coronavirus pandemic drags on, future cuts are likely. 

That's the focus of this week's Florida Matters. 

This week's guests: 

-State Senator Jeff Brandes (R-St. Petersburg).

- Dr. Chris Jones, President of Florida Economic Advisors and adjunct instructor of economics at the University of South Florida. 

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I was born and raised in North Carolina, but my career in public radio has taken me all over the Southeast: Nashville, Atlanta, Birmingham. Along the way, I’ve reported for NPR, Here and Now, BBC, and The Takeaway. I’ve also done quite a few stories for Marketplace.