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Ron DeSantis Signs $109.9 Billion Budget, Vetoes More Than $3 Billion

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the state budget, vetoing more than $3 billion while putting in place $109.9 billion in state spending, both record-high amounts. The budget DeSantis signed is $10 billion larger than...

Florida TaxWatch Looks at Economic Impact of International Trade in Florida, Finds Growth Opportunities

Last week, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) released an economic commentary entitled “International Trade as a Catalyst for Florida’s Economy.” The report outlines changes in Florida’s international trade over time – underscoring the influence of the COVID-19...

Florida TaxWatch Releases Report Comparing Sunshine State’s 67 Counties

This week, during Florida TaxWatch’s (FTW) spring meeting in Tampa, the taxpayer research institute released “2022 How Counties Compare.” Complementing the larger “How Florida Compares” research series, this report analyzes Florida’s 67 counties and the...
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Florida TaxWatch Finds 166 Budget Turkeys Worth $281 Million, Wants DeSantis to Review $2...

On Thursday, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) released its “2022 Budget Turkey Watch Report,” an independent review of the state’s Fiscal Year 2022-23 budget. Since 1983, FTW has provided Floridians with­­ this additional level of oversight that...
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Florida TaxWatch Looks at Public Safety Net Programs, Economic Impact of Reducing Benefits Cliffs

This week, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) released a new report entitled “At the Cliff’s Edge: How Reducing Benefits Cliffs Can Stimulate Workforce Participation and Economic Growth,” which analyzes public safety net programs and benefits cliffs,...
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Florida TaxWatch: Thursday is Florida Taxpayer Independence Day

Florida TaxWatch (FTW) announced that this week that Thurs., April 14 marks the 2022 Florida Taxpayer Independence Day. This symbolic occasion assumes that every dollar Floridians earned since the start of the year goes to...

Florida TaxWatch Calls for Full Business Rent Tax Repeal

As the Florida Legislature begins budget negotiations this week, Florida TaxWatch offered a proposal that would accelerate the replenishment of the Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund (UCTF) while also repealing the onerous and nationally unique...

Democratic-Controlled Congress May Add New Credit Card Regulations on Top of Record-High Consumer Inflation

With inflation now soaring to record highs, Florida Tax Watch is sounding the alarm on what it calls “Durbin 2.0," new federal regulation – along with its related price hikes - proposed by longtime...

Florida TaxWatch Examines Consumer Data Privacy Proposals

On Thursday, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) released a “Session Spotlight” report entitled “The Impacts of Consumer Data Privacy on Florida’s Economy.” In the report, FTW analyzed bills from state Rep. Fiona McFarland, R-Sarasota, and state Sen....

Florida TaxWatch Looks at Wage Growth During the COVID Pandemic

At the end of last week, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) released an economic commentary entitled “Wage Growth and Talent Attraction in the Pandemic Labor Market.” The report presents wage growth as a result of companies’ recent...

Florida TaxWatch Looks at Ocklawaha River Restoration Alternatives

This week, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) released “A River (No Longer) Runs Through It: Ocklawaha River Restoration,” a report wherein the government watchdog examines the recreational, economic, and environmental impacts of full retention and partial...

Florida TaxWatch Looks at Sunshine State’s Problem Keeping Child Welfare Case Managers

This week, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) released a comprehensive briefing on Florida’s child welfare case manager retention crisis, “A System in Crisis: Stabilizing Florida’s Child Welfare Workforce,” wherein FTW presents factors contributing to high attrition...
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