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The Mercatus Center at George Mason University has ranked state's according to their financial health.
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Florida’s ranks among the best states when it comes to good budget management, according to a study by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. Researchers released the report Tuesday, but concerns about state pensions and state debt are clouding Florida’s long-term outlook.

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As Florida lawmakers work to extend funding for the state’s film incentive program, some researchers are calling the idea that targeted subsidies increase revenue an example of Hollywood magic.