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Analysis: Walton County has fastest growing local economy in Florida

Walton County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Florida in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Senator Ed Hooper Honored for Supporting Term Limits

Melbourne-based U.S. Term Limits, the nation’s largest pro-term limits group, has just honored State Senator Ed Hooper from the Tampa area as a 2019 “Champion of Term Limits.”

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Florida rank 34th highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Florida ranked 34th in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Florida ranks 9th highest for state-imposed gas taxes

Florida finished ninth in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Florida ranks 24th most reliant on federal aid

Florida finished 24th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.

Palm Beach and Broward Lawmakers Honored for Supporting Term Limits

Melbourne-based U.S. Term Limits, the nation’s largest pro-term limits group, has honored four lawmakers from Palm Beach County as 2019 “Champions of Term Limits.”

Analysis: Florida ranks 6th best in corporate tax study

Florida finished sixth in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Florida ranks the best in state income tax study

Florida finished in a four-way tie for first place in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Florida ranks 22nd best in sales tax study

Florida finished 22nd in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: Florida ranks 11th best on property tax study

Florida finished 11th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Florida House members rank 12th least frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Florida ranked 12th highest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Analysis: Florida ranks 2nd best on unemployment insurances taxes

Florida finished second in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

Analysis: Florida ranked 14th most affected by government shutdown

Florida ranked No. 14 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by WalletHub.com on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

Analysis: Miami ranks 13th among largest U.S. cities that lack funds to pay debts

Miami ranks 13th worst among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.

Florida ranked No. 4 in 2019 business climate index

Florida finished at No. 4 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

Analysis: Florida posts 12th highest drop in food stamps participants

Florida ranked No. 12 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

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