A once-gloomy outlook for Florida is being replaced by the blue skies of a brighter day. And the sun will shine once again on the Sunshine State.
Florida’s Governor Scott believes that public pensions will eventually bankrupt most cities, counties and states. Only about 20 percent of private companies in the U.S. still provide pensions for employees. The public sector must take notice. Reform is the viable answer.
Skirting on a project that will protect our beaches is no way out of a financial pinch. City Manager Michael Czymbor decided himself that the city would no longer pay its part of a long-term beach nourishment project.
Government can assist the private sector by reducing taxes, offering incentives, and making it cheaper and easier to conduct business.