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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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Bradley George comes to WUSF from Atlanta, where he was a reporter, host, and editor at Georgia Public Broadcasting. While in Atlanta, he reported for NPR, Marketplace, Here & Now, and The Takeaway. His work has been recognized by PRNDI, the Georgia Associated Press, and the Atlanta Press Club. Prior to his time in Georgia, Bradley worked at public radio stations in Tennessee, Alabama, and North Carolina.