The fourth annual Broward Workshop "State of Our County" forum was a remarkable success by all accounts. The event was attended by over 800 business and civic leaders, and elected officials from across South Florida. Broward County Mayor John E. Rodstrom, Jr. gave an overview of the state of Broward County asserting that "over the past decade, we've refused to raise property taxes, have cut government spending, reduced the size of County government and maintained a healthy financial reserve. We've been prudent stewards of your money and, as a result, we have a triple-A bond rating."
Keynote speakers Mike Jackson, Chairman & CEO, AutoNation; Dr. Carol Weissert, Ph.D., Director, The LeRoy Collins Institute; and David Walker, Founder and CEO of Comeback America Initiative delivered remarks on business, Florida's pension plans, and the state of the country's federal finances.
Tough Choices Facing Florida's
Carol S. Weissert, PhD
Director, LeRoy Collins Institute
Comeback America: The Nation's Fiscal
Challenge and A Way Forward
Hon. David M. Walker
Founder, The Comeback America Initiative
Watch the 2012 State of Our County on Broward Workshop's YouTube Channel
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