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S&P Puts Florida GOP on Notice

It’s come to this.

Republican dysfunction in Tallahassee has already thrown state government into chaos. State agencies are planning for a government shutdown. 

Now, the Standard & Poor’s rating agency has put Florida Republicans on notice: “Florida’s AAA bond rating could be in jeopardy if the Legislature misses June 30 budget deadline,” reports the Tampa Bay Times.

Here’s what’s clear: Richard Corcoran, Rick Scott, and the Florida GOP have brought the worst of Washington dysfunction to Florida. They’re not just threatening the health care of Floridians — now they are putting Florida’s economy in jeopardy, and the middle class is paying the price.


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