The TaxWatch Blog

Taxpayers Deserve More Than Checking The Box

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Apr

2015

Taxpayers Deserve More Than Checking The Box

"Florida taxpayers and their children are facing more than $10.5 billion in debt due to increasingly rich and consistently over-promised government pensions. These obligations will be paid by taxpayers who don't have access to similar benefits in the private sector, because pension plan beneficiaries take on no ...
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17

Apr

2015

Bill Strengthens Florida's Inspectors General

A Statement from Dominic M. Calabro, President & CEO

The Florida Legislature has once again proven its commitment to increasing accountability in state government by ensuring the state's inspectors general are best equipped to serve the state's taxpayers as trusted, independent investigators...

30

Mar

2015

Recalculating Class Size Keeps Classrooms Small, Allows for Investment in Students and Teachers

By Dominic M. Calabro, President & CEO

A nonpartisan report from Florida TaxWatch analyzes the opportunities to reform the state’s class size restrictions to better educate Florida students.  The solution would reduce class size compliance costs and increase the investment in other, proven tools to increase student ...

30

Mar

2015

Florida Municipal Power Agency Lacks Accountability and Oversight

Additional measures needed to protect more than 2 million Floridians

Greater oversight and additional measures to improve the accountability of the government agency responsible for providing cost-effective electricity to more than two million Floridians are needed, according to a new report from the independent watchdog institute, Florida TaxWatch.

27

Mar

2015

$4 Billion Dollars Separate House and Senate Budget Proposals

A more than $4 billion dollar difference between the House and Senate budget proposals is detailed in the latest Budget Watch from Florida TaxWatch. The nonpartisan taxpayer watchdog group's annual analysis of the initial budgets shows that the largest point of contention between the chambers is ...

Florida TaxWatch Applauds House Tax Cuts Proposal

House plan would cut taxes by $690 million

Florida TaxWatch Honors State Employees at 27th Annual Prudential ...

More than 200 state workers honored this year

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