Tag: Kurt Wenner

Staff ReportsMay 15, 2018
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5min490
Asked for a 30-second ‘elevator speech‘ on why voters should choose ‘yes’ for Amendment 2 in November, Florida TaxWatch president Dominic M. Calabro didn’t blink. “If you don’t vote ‘yes,’ either you or your neighbors will see massive tax increases and great deal of property tax dissatisfaction … anger even, if we see property taxes jump […]

Michael MolineApril 4, 2018
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4min662
Florida’s new $88.7 billion state budget contains 87 “turkeys” worth $147.5 million, Florida TaxWatch announced Wednesday, including nearly $120 million in transportation projects slipped in by state legislators without formal evaluation. That helped starve arts spending. The Department of State had ranked 489 cultural, museum, and other arts projects worth $41.6 million, but the Legislature […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 11, 2015
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3min261
State Sen. Dorothy Hukill has filed legislation to further drop the state tax on cellphone service and cable and satellite television. The Port Orange Republican filed her bill (SB 256) on Friday morning. Her bill would cut the “communication services tax,” or CST, another 2 percent to 2.92 percent, and the separate rate on direct-to-home satellite service […]


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