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June 30, 2016

Government/Politics & Law

Florida Department of Health launches new HIV Data Center

In an effort to increase public awareness of the status of HIV in Florida, the Department of Health has launched a new HIV Data Center that clearly explains the Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) information gathering and CDC's deduplication processes. Read more »
Published on 4/28/2016

Capitol improvements coming to Florida Senate chambers

Florida's Capitol is undergoing a $6-million renovation that will add a number of modern and aesthetic touches. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2016

The 'Boomer Barrister'

Marketing himself as “The Baby Boomers' Barrister,” former consumer products executive Skip Tylman has carved out a legal niche advising his Baby Boomer peers about estate planning and elder care. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2016

Floridians can celebrate Taxpayer Independence Day

Florida TaxWatch analysis of Taxpayer Independence Day Read more »
Published on 4/20/2016

Gov. Scott signs 20 bills into law, including expanding education options for K-12

On Thursday, April 14, 2016, Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed the following bills into law: Read more »
Published on 4/15/2016

Cease Fire: HCA and Florida Department of Revenue reach tax-battle truce

Hospital chain HCA Inc. and the Florida Department of Revenue have settled a years-long corporate-income tax battle worth more than $60 million. Under the terms of the settlement, obtained by... Read more »
Published on 4/12/2016

Taxpayer Guide to Identity Theft from the IRS

For 2016, the IRS, the states and the tax industry joined together to enact new safeguards and take additional actions to combat tax-related identity theft. Read more »
Published on 4/8/2016

Strengthening retirement security by cracking down on conflicts of interest in retirement savings

Middle class economics means that Americans should be able to retire with dignity after a lifetime of hard work. But today, the rules of the road do not ensure that financial advisers act in their clients' best interest when they give retirement investment advice. Read more »
Published on 4/6/2016

Gov. Rick Scott signs 20 Bills into law

Today, Governor Rick Scott signed the following 20 bills into law. Read more »
Published on 4/6/2016

Cruz, Sanders score decisive victories in Wisconsin

Republican Ted Cruz scored a decisive victory over Donald Trump in Wisconsin, giving him momentum at a crucial time and putting pressure on the front­running Trump to show he can absorb the shock and bounce back in upcoming primary states Read more »
Published on 4/6/2016

FDC to hire more than 4,000 correctional officers

The Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) announced that the agency seeks to hire more than 4,000 correctional officers statewide before July 1, 2017 to fill existing vacancies and account for projected turnover. Read more »
Published on 4/5/2016

Gov. Rick Scott signs 14 bills into law

On Wednesday, March 30, 2016, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed the following 14 bills into law. Read more »
Published on 3/31/2016

Governor Scott Signs Legislation for Juvenile Detention Costs

Today, Governor Rick Scott signed into law Senate Bill 1322 which revises the cost-sharing relationship between the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) and Florida's counties for juvenile detention costs. Read more »
Published on 3/29/2016

Gov. Scott on the future of Enterprise Florida and job creation in Florida

Enterprise Florida Board Members, The Florida Legislature sent a clear signal this year that they do not want to fund competitive economic development incentive programs. Read more »
Published on 3/29/2016

Gov. Rick Scott Thanks Bill Johnson for Bringing More Jobs to Florida as EFI President

On Monday, March 28, Governor Rick Scott announced that President and CEO of Enterprise Florida, Bill Johnson, will be transitioning out of the organization that he has led since the beginning of the Governor's second term. Read more »
Published on 3/29/2016

Taxing corporations: Is a 2011 tax incentive working?

A number of states have started changing the way they tax corporations. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2016

Gov. Rick Scott signs 68 bills into law

On Friday, March 25, Governor Rick Scott signed the following 68 bills into law. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2016

Florida's unemployment rate drops to eight-year low

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida's unemployment rate dropped to 4.9 percent in February, down from 10.7 percent in December 2010. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2016

Gov. Rick Scott Signs HB 819, 'Sunset Review of Medicaid Dental Services'

Gov. Scott's letter to Sec. Detzner Read more »
Published on 3/25/2016

Gov. Rick Scott signs 33 bills into law

On Thursday, March 24, Governor Rick Scott signed the following 33 bills into law. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2016

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