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CEA Florida’s Kevin Doyle reflects on how Florida’s families budget their hard-earned money to pay for energy, and what can be done to help those living below the poverty line or on fixed incomes.

With per-capita energy spending nearly $2,800 per person statewide for energy, the poorest households shell out as much as 50 percent of their take-home pay on heating, air conditioning and electricity. Economists say that percentage should be six percent, at most.

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