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Latest Revenue Estimating Conference Makes Small Boost to Available Funds for Budget

17

Mar

2017

Latest Revenue Estimating Conference Makes Small Boost to Available Funds for Budget

Today’s Revenue Estimating Conference estimates that an additional $77.8 million in general revenue for the Legislature available to craft the new budget. Despite this boost, the new additions do not materially change the future outlook of the budget process. The Legislature will have to practice fiscal ...
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14

Mar

2017

Latest Florida TaxWatch Report Looks at True Cost of Education for Hard-Working Taxpayers

The true cost of education is often much greater than the totals reported from the FEFP as ...

The latest finding by Florida TaxWatch, the state’s premier non-partisan government watchdog, explores the true cost of education beyond the “per student” number often cited by the Legislature and media. This report gives Florida taxpayers a more comprehensive and insightful ...

9

Mar

2017

Florida TaxWatch Keeps the Focus on Hard-Working Taxpayers During The State of the Taxpayer Dinner

The event is in its second year.

On March 8, Florida TaxWatch, an independent nonpartisan research institute, held its State of the Taxpayer Dinner highlighting the issues affecting Florida taxpayers during the 2017 Legislative Session. In its second year, the sold-out, standing room only State of the Taxpayer Dinner attracted ...

9

Mar

2017

Increasing Florida’s High-Tech Footprint Beneficial to State Economy, Job Market Says Latest Taxwatch Report

The Bluffs development will provide thousands of high-wage jobs in the Pensacola area.

A new report by Florida TaxWatch, the state’s independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit taxpayer research institute & government watchdog, finds that the growth of high-tech manufacturing is beneficial to Florida and that investing in the industry now can put us ahead of competitor states in ...

7

Mar

2017

Florida TaxWatch Applauds Governor Scott’s Call to Cut Business Rent Tax, Fund Incentive and ...

Statement from Florida TaxWatch President and CEO Dominic M. Calabro

Governor Scott's address today stressed what he, Florida TaxWatch and others have been saying for years - we need great jobs and a strong economy in order to make Florida the top state in the country to do business, grow a family and vacation. To do this, he said, we must cut the Business Rent ...

Teen Trendsetters Program Prepares Students for Academic and Lifetime Success

Latest TaxWatch report analyzes the impact of the program.

Teacher Shortages Harm the Future of Our State

By Dominic M. Calabro, President & CEO

Latest Florida TaxWatch Report Highlights Economic Impact of Antibiotic ...

More than 2 million U.S. residents are affected by antibiotic resistant ...

Florida TaxWatch Raises Concerns About Broward County School District Overruns and Delays

Statement on Today’s Vote on House Bill 7005 Concerning the Future of Enterprise Florida and ...

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