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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...

Florida’s biggest corporations got a half-billion-dollar present from the Legislature

Despite Republican control of the state House and Senate, Florida Democrats say they plan to try next year to repeal a new state law...

Study: Most states are prepping for 2020 census, not Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis has made it clear that he doesn’t have any desire to devote state resources to capture an accurate count in Florida...

State groups and local governments pledge to get people involved in...

Gov. Ron DeSantis may be using a “hands off” approach to getting Floridians counted in the 2020 U.S. Census, but local governments and the...

Group identifies “turkeys” in Legislature’s new state budget

Gov. Ron DeSantis should veto $133 million worth of questionable spending in the new $91.1 billion state budget, according to a new report.Florida TaxWatch,...

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