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Florida’s public pensions are 79.2 percent government funded

Taxpayer contributions to Florida’s public pension funds in 2018 amounted to 79.2 percent of the total, the 12th highest ratio among the 50 states, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Total state tax collections in Florida reach $41.3 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in Florida amount to $41.3 billion, the fourth highest tally among the 50 states, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

U.S. Term Limits Praises Charlie Stone for Signing Pledge

House Rep. Charlie Stone (district 22), has committed to defend term limits in Florida by signing the term limits pledge.

Gainesville’s concentrated poverty rate is the highest in Florida

The Gainesville metro area’s share of extreme poverty – neighborhoods where at least 40 percent of residents live below the poverty level – is the highest in Florida, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Florida earns grade of D for manufacturing health

Florida received a grade of D on a scorecard developed by Ball State University to gauge the health of each state’s manufacturing sector.

U.S. Term Limits Praises Eileen Vargas for Signing Pledge

House candidate Eileen Vargas (district 84), has committed to defend term limits in Florida by signing the term limits pledge.

Opinion: EXIM keeps Florida competitive around the world

In today’s global economy, competition can be fierce, but like any successful business, when you combine the skills of a dedicated workforce with innovative product offerings, you welcome the opportunity to compete against any country and open new markets abroad.

U.S. Term Limits Praises Jeff Hinkle for Signing Pledge

House candidate Jeff Hinkle (district 4), has committed to defend term limits in Florida by signing the term limits pledge.

Monroe County’s $3,835-per-month cost of living is the highest in Florida

Residents of Monroe County need to make $3,835 every month to maintain a modest standard of living, making it the most expensive place to live in Florida.

Florida’s public pensions are 77.3% government funded

Taxpayer contributions to Florida’s public pension funds in 2017 amounted to 77.3 percent of the total, the 14th highest ratio among the 50 states, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Senator Tom Wright Pledges Support for Term Limits

Today U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the national, non-partisan movement to limit terms for elected officials, announced that Florida State Senator Tom A. Wright has signed the term limits pledge.

Florida disabled veterans still awaiting action on home loan fee refunds

Despite facing a July 31 target deadline, the Veterans Benefits Administration has yet to provide refunds to tens of thousands of disabled veterans who were erroneously charged home loan funding fees.

Average student loan debt for graduates in Florida is $23,556, study finds

College graduates in Florida have an average debt burden of $23,556, according to a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average student loan debt in the 50 states.

U.S. Term Limits Praises David Borrero for Signing Pledge

State Commissioner David Borrero, has committed to defend term limits in Florida by signing the term limits pledge.

Income taxes make up 0% of total state, local levies in Florida, study finds

State income tax revenues in Florida represent 0 percent of its total state and local levies, according to a new study by the Tax Foundation.

U.S. Term Limits Praises Juan Fernandez-Barquin for Signing Pledge

State house Rep. Juan Fernandez-Barquin of district 119, has committed to defend term limits in Florida by signing the term limits pledge.

U.S. Term Limits Praises Chuck Clemons for Signing Pledge

State house Rep. Chuck Clemons of district 21, has committed to defend term limits in Florida by signing the term limits pledge.

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