5 things to start the day: Florida anticipates $1B surplus, Bondi asks court to intervene on gay marriage, Riverwalk delayed

By Salem Solomon The latest revenue estimates made by Florida state economists project a surplus of nearly $1 billion. The economists increased their estimates by $622 million due to increased consumer confidence and dropping gas prices, the Tampa Bay Times said. The total budget surplus is now projected to be $958 million. Chief state economist Amy Baker said the lower prices at the pump could translate into increased spending and increased sales tax revenue this holiday season.

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Source:: TBBJ Real Estate