Friday, September 28, 2007

Working Families Blog Comes to Florida

The AFL-CIO has been moving into new media advocacy in recent years, with its working families blog as the centerpiece.

Florida now has its own Working Families blog.

The first posting offers a rather damning critique of our priorities - Florida is ranked 48th in the nation for total per capita spending on education and 50th for higher education. We are 44th in the nation in terms of providing health care for children, 46th for overall Medicaid spending and 48th in the amount of money we draw down from the federal government from state/federal match programs like SCHIP.


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