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FFSP SUPPORTS GOV. SCOTT’S 2017 BUDGET PROPOSAL FOR FLORIDA STATE PARKS
Governor Scott’s recommended budget of more than $50 million for 2017 is a 17% increase over the last budget. More than $50 million is requested for state park enhancements, management and facility improvements which include:
Join us in support of this $50 million budget by thanking Governor Scott for the proposed increase in funding for our treasured State Parks. And, just as important, urge your legislators to approve it.
Contact Information for Governor Rick Scott
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Florida’s state park system is comprised of 174 state parks, trails and historic sites on 791,145 acres. The system serves more than 31 million visitors annually, has an economic impact over $2.8 billion, and in the form of state sales taxes, contributes $191,604,535 to the state’s general revenue. More than 45,525 jobs were created in the local economies. Visitors come in part to enjoy Florida’s natural environment, “…the Real Florida.”