Tag: Government Efficiency Task Force
Smokestacks from the Greenridge Generation power plant tower above nearby homes. Image via The Associated Press.

Michael MolineDecember 22, 2016

Florida TaxWatch chief Dominic Calabro conceded Thursday that legislators might balk at spending money next year to improve government efficiency, but pointed to 15 innovations that wouldn’t cost taxpayers a dime. They include prison reforms and requiring the governor and Legislature to pass specific legislation every year directing agency chiefs to find ways to operate more […]

Guest AuthorMay 23, 2016

As Florida residents continue to engage in this presidential election, Republicans, Democrats and independents are split on many pressing issues. But there’s one issue many voters are united on — criminal justice reform. Nearly every American has a family member, loved one or neighbor who has — or who will — come into contact with the criminal […]

Drew WilsonJanuary 25, 2016

Government spending watchdog Florida TaxWatch says the recommendations from the Florida Government Efficiency Taskforce are even more important in light of reduced revenue estimates over the next few fiscal years. State economists recently predicted Florida will have $31.257 billion in general revenue funds for the 2016-17 budget year, $395 million less than their October estimate. […]

Dominic CalabroDecember 14, 2015

While virtually every Floridian has interaction with state government, it’s easy for the average person to feel distanced from the political process of Tallahassee. It also can be easy for our elected leaders to feel distanced from their constituents if they don’t regularly hear from the voters. Every Floridian, though, has a unique opportunity to […]


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