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Expanding Job Opportunities for Non-Violent Offenders

20

Jan

2016

Expanding Job Opportunities for Non-Violent Offenders

With more than‭ ‬100,000‭ ‬inmates‭ ‬behind bars,‭ ‬Florida’s correctional population is among the largest in the United States. One of the primary causes for the high population is that more than two-thirds of offenders are re-arrested and‭ ‬more than one-in-four‭ ‬return to prison within three years of ...
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20

Jan

2016

New Taxwatch Report Analyzes Lower General Revenue Estimates For State Budget

New General Revenue estimates find that Florida will have $395.6 million less than expected for ...

Amidst international market uncertainty, the state General Revenue Estimating Conference decreased its original estimate of General Revenue collections that would be available for the state budget. The Legislature will have $395.6 million less than previously estimated in October, with $31.257 ...

15

Jan

2016

After Strong 2015, A Sunny Economic Outlook For The Sunshine State In 2016

Improved job growth contributing significantly to the economy.

Coming off a strong 2015, Florida’s economy will continue to grow in 2016. According to the latest edition of Florida TaxWatch’s Economic Commentary, Florida’s Real Gross State Product is expected to grow 3.1 percent in 2016, higher than the national rate. Additionally, job ...

14

Jan

2016

Florida Taxwatch’s “State Of The Taxpayer Dinner” Shines A Spotlight On Taxpayers In The 2016 Legislative Session

The sold-out event featured various legislative leaders discussing their goals for this year's ...

On January 13, Florida TaxWatch, an independent nonpartisan research institute, held its State of the Taxpayer Dinner highlighting the issues affecting Florida taxpayers during the 2016 Legislative Session. The sold-out event attracted more than 140 taxpayers, business and community leaders, and ...

14

Jan

2016

Government Efficiency Task Force Recommends Changes To Save Taxpayers Money As 2016 Legislative ...

The task force approved its interim recommendations earlier this month.

At its January 8th meeting, the Government Efficiency Task Force (GETF) approved its interim recommendation report in advance of the 2016 Legislative Session. The interim report includes recommendations that would generate substantial taxpayer savings and improve government efficiency.

Florida Taxwatch Calls On The Legislature To Extend The Manufacturing Sales ...

Failing to do so could cost the state significantly.

Floridians Get Back To Work As 2015 Job Growth Boosts Record Employment

Improving job numbers signal a growing economy.

Thirteen Percent Of Floridian’s Personal Income Goes To Support State And ...

The latest Budget Watch Report by Florida TaxWatch analyzes the overall cost ...

Florida TaxWatch Collaborates With AT&T To Create Internships For Local College Students

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