Florida a top ranked economy? Not so fast, report says

William Patrick
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Apr 24, 2014 10:33 AM
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Florida a top ranked economy? Not so fast, report says

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — When it comes to economic rankings, especially by free-market leaning outfits, Florida often ranks near the top.

It’s a point of pride for Sunshine State lawmakers, even those typically opposed to low taxes and light business regulations.

But according to a new American Legislative Exchange Council study called Rich States Poor States, Florida doesn’t even rank in the top 10.