Jeb Bush Outlines $61.6B Budget, Including Florida's First Garvees

Sigo, Shelly
January 2005
Bond Buyer;1/19/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32052, p1
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Reports on Florida Governor Jeb Bush's proposed budget for fiscal 2006. Percent increase over the current budget; Recommended tax cuts; Benefits of Bush's plan on transportation and education programs.


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