January 25, 2022

Politics & Law

News of Note

Sen. Jeff Brandes leaves behind a legacy of big ideas and principled dissents
Last March, as lawmakers cobbled together a spending plan in the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic, a Senate budget subcommittee rolled out ...
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Legislative Preview - Rags to Riches
Flush state coffers will ease this year's budget process. Here's a closer look at the issues on the Legislature's agenda.
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Voter-passed tax referenda generate a bonanza for local governments, inviting pushback from the Legislature
Voters in many Florida counties take advantage of local option taxes to fund some specific services. The Legislature has moved to restrict that flexibility, however.
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With no state income tax Florida's state government generates the bulk of general revenue from sales tax collections.
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Thriving Key West music scene welcomes musicians and tourists alike
Thriving Key West music scene welcomes musicians and tourists alike

Two Key West musicians explain how their town’s music scene has allowed them to make a livable wage. Also, a music historian explains what makes Key West’s music scene a unique place to visit for tourists.

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