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How ‘DeathSantis’ could become ‘Governor Green’

Dear Gov. DeSantis,First, let me offer my condolences on your loss. I’m sure it hurts. You hitch your wagon to the TV star in...

Homestead and veterans Amendments on smooth road toward approval

Proposed Constitutional Amendments 5 and 6, tweaking property-tax laws, wouldn’t cost much and they wouldn’t change much, according to state analysts, but they have...

Minimum wage or livable wage? Voters will decide about boosting FL’s...

Tandela Blount-Jackson has a baby on the way and works as a certified nursing assistant, earning a meager hourly wage.At 31, she had been...

TaxWatch’s COVID-19 recovery plan: Tax relief, incentives and grants

A fiscal watchdog organization for state government has proposed a pathway for Florida out of the COVID-19 economic mire that would include adjustments for...

Florida TaxWatch suggests COVID-inspired trims to state budget, including postponing teacher...

Gov. Ron DeSantis can absorb some of the COVID-19 shock to state tax revenues by trimming next fiscal year’s budget of local projects, reducing...

TaxWatch asks Gov. DeSantis to veto $136.3 million in ‘budget turkeys’

A state budget watchdog organization has identified $136.3 million in spending that it says was added to the $93.2 billion state budget for 2020...

As FL sales tax collections crash in a virus economy, it...

The COVID-19 crisis will blow a financial hole in Florida’s state budget.That’s because Florida, without a personal income tax, relies heavily on sales tax...

The fate of seriously ill prisoners: shackled to a hospital bed...

Felicia Harvey wanted to help her big brother who was very sick.Brian Harvey was dying from colon cancer. His younger sister, who goes by...

What the stats reveal about teacher pay: Florida is cheap

In New York, California and Massachusetts, public school teachers earn more than $80,000 a year, on average.Connecticut and Washington, D.C. teachers make in the...

Gov. DeSantis taps right-wing think tank execs & campaign donor for...

Gov. Ron DeSantis has packed a new Florida Government Efficiency Task Force with conservative movement leaders and Republican campaign donors.The new panel is charged...

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