By Jordan Kirkland, The Capitolist
With less than three weeks until the election, the battle to stop Ballot Amendment 2 continued on Tuesday, with a new ad pointing to the dangers of a $15 minimum wage being released by Save Florida Jobs.
The 18-second ad released by the political committee cuts straight to the ballot language attached to the initiative, urging voters to read the fine print of the November amendment.
“State and local government costs will increase to comply with the new minimum wage levels. Additional annual wage costs will be approximately $16 million in 2022, increasing to about $540 million in 2027 and thereafter. Government actions to mitigate these costs are unlikely to produce material