Tag: general revenue

Jim RosicaMay 17, 2016
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Broward County’s clerk of court is suing the state over the way it funds Florida’s clerks. Howard Forman is asking a Leon County circuit judge to declare “funding of the offices of the clerks of the circuit and county courts performing court-related functions” as unconstitutional, says his lawsuit filed this month. His complaint is against the state’s Department of Revenue, the […]

Phil AmmannFebruary 17, 2016
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An independent audit finds Florida court clerks are struggling with increased workloads, declining revenue and need increased state funding to keep up. LobbyTools reports Sarasota Clerk of Court Karen Rushing presented the independent audit Tuesday to lawmakers on the House Justice Appropriations Subcommittee. Rushing said the report concluded that “resources are inadequate to meet the needs of the workload […]

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Days after being advised that it could tentatively expect $1 billion in supplemental Medicaid funding the Gov. Rick Scott administration pushed for more than double that. Deputy Secretary for Medicaid Justin Senior sent a letter to Department of Health and Human Services Director Victoria Wachino to use $1 billion in local money to match federal funds […]


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