In our continuing, daily, state by state, look at the financial impact of the Waxman-Markey Cap and Trade Tax Bill, we will show you the projected losses in Gross State Product, Personal Income, and Non- Farm Jobs in Florida.

Detailed information on this and other energy taxes can be found in the Americans for Tax Reform Energy Tax Analysis, May 2009.
According to a study by Karen Campbell, Ph.D. and David Kreutzer, Ph.D. at the Heritage Foundation, Florida will suffer the following losses in 2012 as a result of Cap and Tax:
  • A decline in Gross State Product of –$8,441,260,000
  • Total Personal Income Loss of –$12,111,390,000
  • Non-Farm Job losses of 96,331
An update to the Heritage Foundation’s study further shows an:
  • Increase in Electricity Prices from 2012-2035 of $829.00 per household.
  • Increase in Gas Prices from 2012-2035 of $0.65 per gallon.
Contact your Senators today and tell them to VOTE NO on the Waxman-Markey Energy Tax.
Senator Mel Martinez: (202) 224-3041
Senator Bill Nelson: (202) 224-5274