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  • Senate unveils $120M tax package with many new business breaks

     
    Calling a rare late-session committee meeting, the Florida Senate unveiled a final tax package Wednesday morning that grants $120 million a year in tax breaks to phosphate miners, aircraft-engine makers, onshore oil-drillers and many others. The package,...
  • Senate introduces last-minute plan to trade insurance tax breaks for CAT fund contributions

     
    With barely 24 hours remaining in the 2012 session, Florida budget writers unveiled – and adopted – a never-before-seen-in-public plan to give tax credits to insurance companies that kick money into a state hurricane-insurance fund. The idea...
  • Report: DEO may sue minority business group that ignored efforts to audit its $1.1 mill in state money

     
    The state Department of Economic Opportunity is considering legal action against a Jacksonville organization that received $1.1 million in taxpayer money since 2007 to provide loans to black businesses but which has ignored state attempts to audit its...
  • Modified Jerry Brown tax proposal would hit wealthy harder

     
    Bowing to pressure from liberal activists, Gov. Jerry Brown is making last-minute adjustments to his tax proposal so it will hit high-income families harder, according to multiple sources familiar with negotiations....
  • Four alternatives to the giant soda ban

     
    By Megan Crepeau 1 - Tax the soda instead. Now let’s imagine that instead of that jumbo soda ban, Mayor Mike imposed a 10 percent tax on soda. That $1 jumbo soda would now cost you $1.10. The middle-class guy......
  • On Location: Mayor Bloomberg touts production industry in N.Y.

     
    In a bid to expand film and television production in New York, Mayor Michael Bloomberg along with the city’s film commissioner Katherine Oliver on Monday announced the opening of five new soundstages at Steiner Studios in Brooklyn Navy Yard....
  • Gov. signs bills on school prayer, voucher program

     
    CLARIFICATION: The tax credit bill Gov. Scott signed does not fully eliminate the prior-year-in-public-school requirement. It eliminates it for students entering grades 2 to 5.  There is no prior-year requirement for students entering kindergarten or...
  • Private school vouchers subject of NYT piece

     
    Florida is not the only state that is offering tax credit scholarships to kids whose parents want them to go to private schools at taxpayers' expense,  a lengthy recent article in the New York Times points out. The investigative piece looks at eight...
  • Early Evening Budget Update: The House approves the #pabudget.

     
    A $27.66 billion, no-tax increase state budget that provides state colleges, libraries and public schools with the same amount of money they received this year but end a cash assistance program for the neediest Pennsylvanians is on its way to......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Booze debate to continue in the House today.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you haven't had that first Bloody Mary of the day yet, now may be an excellent time. The state House will continue debate today on language sponsored by Majority Leader Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, that......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Three days and counting.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The state House convenes at 9:30 a.m. this morning to finally begin consideration of the 2012-13 state budget. The chamber broke for the night last night without beginning an expected debate on the $27,66 billion.......