Tag: taxpayers
Smokestacks from the Greenridge Generation power plant tower above nearby homes. Image via The Associated Press.

Dominic CalabroDecember 14, 2015
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3min220
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 […]

Melissa RossAugust 25, 2015
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3min137
One of the state’s leading pollsters says Republican legislators may live to regret seeing Florida’s redistricting mess turned over to the courts. “There is absolute risk,” says Mike Binder, University of North Florida political science professor and lead pollster at the school’s Public Opinion Research Laboratory. “While the Senate is willing to compromise, the House is […]

Guest AuthorJuly 6, 2015
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8min134
We expect state government to provide public goods and services. Elected officials bear the burden of deciding which services are offered and setting the tax rates and fees necessary to fund them. A look at Florida’s fragile revenue structure demonstrates the state will struggle to sustain the quality and scope of its current offerings. As […]

Guest AuthorJuly 5, 2015

8min239
We expect state government to provide public goods and services. Elected officials bear the burden of deciding which services are offered and setting the tax rates and fees necessary to fund them. A look at Florida’s fragile revenue structure demonstrates the state will struggle to sustain the quality and scope of its current offerings. As […]


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