FL and other states are set to rake in new gambling revenue; who will benefit?
The American king and queen of gambling destinations are Las Vegas and Atlantic City, which rake in nearly $10 billion a year in gross gaming revenue, according to the American Gaming Association. But gambling wealth does not necessarily translate into prosperity for all. Gambling activities and public education funding are often linked — an ideal […]
FL school finances look particularly bad in recent study
Florida’s school finances took a big hit in a recent analysis by the Washington D.C.-based Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The nonpartisan research and policy institute analyzed how state education finances recovered after the great recession in 2008, finding that many states provide less K-12 funding to schools compared to almost a decade ago. […]