Center for Government Efficiency




About the Center

The Center for Government Efficiency believes that truly effective and efficient government is the result of three distinct operational goals, intricately woven together: the targeted investment of taxpayer dollars, effective governance, and the deliberate avoidance of unnecessary costs.


Advisory Board

  CHAIRMAN

John R. Alexander
Scenic Highland, Inc.


  VICE CHAIRMAN

Bob Stork
Communications International, Inc.



Justice Ken Bell

Gunster


Ms. Ann Duncan

Savills Studley


Mr. Steven L. Evans

IBM (Ret.)


Speaker Tom Feeney

Associated Industries of Florida


Mr. John Hogan

Capital Health Plan


Senator George LeMieux

Gunster


Mr. David Mann

Suntrust Bank


Honorable Pat Neal

Neal Communities


Mr. Piyush Patel

Kyra Solutions


Ms. Barbara Ray

North Highland


Ms. Michelle Robinson

Verizon


Mr. Bob Ward

The Florida Council of 100


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Recent Center Research

Annual Government Efficiency Recommendations - 2015

12/2014 // The Center for Government Efficiency defines government efficiency as the intersection of cost avoidance, targeted investments and effective governance, three characteristics that define the recommendations included in this year's report, which could save Florida taxpayers billions of dollars.


Modern Management & Sensible Savings

11/2013 // This Report, from the TaxWatch Center for Government Efficiency, highlights more than $1 billion in savings for Florida taxpayers, without reducing state-provided services. The six comprehensive recommendations included in the Report address replacement of the state's accounting system; information technology governance, procurement and state asset management; pension reform; criminal justice reform; state health insurance reforms; and revenue maximization.


Government Cost Savings Task Force Report for FY2013-14

01/2013 // Continuing a legacy that has resulted in the savings of at least $3.5 billion in Floridians' hard-earned tax dollars over the last four years alone, Florida TaxWatch added more than $1 billion in cost-saving options for lawmakers this year, with the release of this Report. This year's Report is the fifth in as many years from Florida TaxWatch, the independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit taxpayer research institute and government watchdog headquartered in Tallahassee.


Government Cost Savings-Legislative Update 2012

05/2012 // Updated to include Governor Scott's vetos, this piece details the progress made this legislative session on the GCSTF Recommendations for FY 2012-13


Report and Recommendations of the Florida TaxWatch Government Cost Savings Task Force for Fiscal Year 2012-13

09/2011 // The Task Force provides a compilation of 135 extensively researched recommendations aimed at achieving major cost-savings and cost containment in many areas of state government.


Report and Recommendations of the Government Cost Savings Task Force for FY2011-12

12/2010 // The Task Force provides a compilation of 125 extensively researched recommendations aimed at achieving major cost-savings and cost containment in many areas of state government.


Report and Recommendations of the Florida TaxWatch Government Cost Savings Task Force to Save More Than $3 Billion

03/2010 // The Task Force provides a compilation of 88 extensively researched recommendations that could help the state save more than $3 billion in the first year and beyond.


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