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Florida TaxWatch Declares Time Is Now To Make Florida The Top International Tourism Destination

23

Feb

2016

Florida TaxWatch Declares Time Is Now To Make Florida The Top International Tourism Destination

With a record-smashing 105 million visitors visiting the Sunshine State in 2015, tourism has made an incredible impact on Florida’s economy. In fact, one job is supported by every 85 visitors to our state. However, competition for tourism dollars is fierce and the Sunshine State must fight to maintain its ...
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18

Feb

2016

Investing In Economic Development Incentives Will Boost Florida’s Economy And Put Floridians To Work

Florida TaxWatch releases report encouraging targeted investment for Florida’s future.

Florida TaxWatch, the state’s premier government watchdog group, today released a report calling for the Legislature to invest in the state’s economic incentive programs to continue to grow the economy and create key jobs for Floridians. The analysis finds that Florida’s ...

16

Feb

2016

Ports Are Creating High-Paying, High-Growth Jobs That Help All Of The Sunshine State

By Dominic M. Calabro, President & CEO, and Paul Anderson, President & CEO ...

With four of Florida ports among the nation’s top 25 container ports and three among the top cruise ports in the world, the economic vitality of Florida’s ports should be an important focus of our state leaders. These ports are hubs of commerce and tourism that generate high-paying, ...

11

Feb

2016

Statement By Dominic M. Calabro, President And CEO Of Florida TaxWatch, On The No-Bid Health Care Contract For Inmate Health Care In Florida

No-bid contract earns disapproval of Florida's premier state government watchdog.

“With the Department of Corrections facing terrible funding issues that have put hard-working officers in dangerous situations, it is critical that lawmakers and the public have every opportunity to scrutinize how every taxpayer dollar is being spent," said Florida TaxWatch President and ...

10

Feb

2016

We Must Continue Fight To Protect Public’s Right To Maintain A Vigilant Eye On Their Elected ...

By Dominic M. Calabro, President & CEO

The cornerstone of our constitutional democratic republic is protecting citizens’ right to full and public notice when their elected officials are discussing or making decisions that could affect everyone’s daily lives. As a non-partisan research taxpayer research institute that ...

The Future Of Florida Depends On Critical Investments In Its Strained ...

Investing in the state’s transportation system will contribute to the ...

It is Time to Free Professionals and Technology to Provide Better and More ...

By Dominic M. Calabro, President & CEO

Public Records Laws Must Be Reformed To Stop Misuse While Protecting Citizen ...

Frivolous lawsuits threaten government efficiency and tax dollars.

Statement From Florida TaxWatch On Florida House Tax Reduction Package Released Today

Statement On The Passage Of Senate Bill Addressing Telehealth Expansion That Will Provide ...

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