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Statement From Florida TaxWatch President & Ceo Dominic M. Calabro On TaxWatch Supporter Publix ...

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Jun

2016

Statement From Florida TaxWatch President & Ceo Dominic M. Calabro On TaxWatch Supporter Publix ...

Publix Super Markets has long been a Florida treasure. Known for its commitment to its employees and customers, the grocery chain has been serving Florida families since 1930. Today, Fortune announced its annual Fortune 500 list for 2016 and Florida TaxWatch wants to congratulate Publix for moving into the Fortune ...
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May

2016

Invest in Students and Teachers, Not Lawsuits and Lawyers

By Dominic M. Calabro, President & CEO

Florida’s push for education gains should be conducted in the classroom, not the courtroom. A Leon County judge’s sweeping decision this week to protect education options for more than 70,000 students is an historic moment. It is critical that we work together and focus on helping ...

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May

2016

TaxWatch Report Offers Solutions To Lower Crime With Lower Costs

"Tough on crime" is tough on taxpayers.

Florida TaxWatch has long championed smart justice options that protect taxpayers’ safety and wallets. A new report proposes solutions on how Florida deals with non-violent offenders to reduce costly and unnecessary strain on the state corrections budget and facilities. The report – ...

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Apr

2016

Florida’s State Workers are a Valuable Part of the State’s Daily Life

It is time to recognize them for their hard work and dedication.

From matters of life and death to the future of our economy, state workers play critical roles in making our state the best in the nation to learn, to work and to live. Whether it’s protecting the state’s most vulnerable children from abuse, making sure our colleges and universities ...

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Apr

2016

Floridians Can Celebrate Taxpayer Independence Day on April 20th

This year's date falls on the same day as 2015, after a short period of ...

On April 20th, Floridians will celebrate Taxpayer Independence Day 2016, the first day of the year where taxpayers are no longer working to pay off their tax bill but are working for themselves. This symbolic date, calculated by Florida TaxWatch, assumes that every dollar earned from the start ...

Innovative State Employees Honored With Prudential Productivity Awards, Save ...

Cash and plaque awards will be presented to nearly 605 individuals and teams.

Florida TaxWatch Commends Governor Scott on the Signing of Criminal Justice ...

Smart justice reforms are a priority of Florida TaxWatch.

Latest TaxWatch Report Finds There Is More Than Meets The Eye Behind The ...

The labor force participation rate is a key metric behind properly analyzing ...

Floridians with Disabilities Face Hurdles In Employment

More Sunshine, Fewer Budget Turkeys As Lawmakers Spend Billions Of Taxpayers’ Dollars

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