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Incentives Drive Jobs, Boost Economy

23

Feb

2017

Incentives Drive Jobs, Boost Economy

An op-ed from President & CEO Dominic Calabro
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29

Jul

2016

Florida Legislators Must Commit to Transparency and Accountability in the Budgeting Process

by Dominic M. Calabro, President and CEO of Florida TaxWatch

July 1 marked the first day of Florida’s 2016-17 fiscal year with the new $82.3 billion budget and 159 laws going into effect. The budget, the largest in Florida history, funds all types of services for Floridians, ranging from education and health care to state parks and court ...

23

Jul

2015

TaxWatch Statement: Investing in Tourism Results in Florida Job Growth

Florida TaxWatch commends Governor Scott for his committment to investing in ...

Florida's thriving tourism industry provides extraordinary opportunities for economic growth. Increasing investment in the Sunshine State's tourism industry has a direct impact on job creation in the state, and the economic impact can be felt throughout many of Florida's other industries.

20

Jul

2015

TaxWatch Statement: Governor Bush Pushes Responsible Budgeting and Veto Power, Touts Florida Experience

Florida TaxWatch commends Governor Bush for affirming his committment to responsible budgeting

Former Governor Bush announced his vision for America today, explaining how he plans to take on Washington. The cornerstone of his plan to curb excessive and irresponsible government spending is to implement Presidential veto power, a responsibility the Governor is familiar with thanks his ...

15

Jul

2015

TaxWatch Statement: TaxWatch Calls for Sentencing Review Following Obama's Commutation

Florida TaxWatch calls on lawmakers to review sentencing reform

This week, President Obama announced the commutation of 46 nonviolent federal offenders, offering them a second chance. Eleven of these offenders who will be released early from their prison sentences are Floridians who have a unique opportunity to re-assimilate into their communities and become ...

Budget Turkeys highlight need for transparency in Florida budget process

2015 Report finds $167 million in Budget Turkeys

TaxWatch Statement: Lawmakers Had Funds For A Bigger Tax Cut

Final tax cut package leaves dollars on the table

Governor Scott Declares June Prudential Productivity Awards Month

Florida Senate Recognizes Florida as a Taxpayer-Friendly State

Taxpayers Deserve More Than Checking The Box

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