Rick Scott wades into tuition debate

Rick Scott wades into tuition debate

U.S. Senator Rick Scott came out strongly this week against raising tuition at Florida universities, in opposition to statements made by Florida Senate President Wilton Simpson and members of the Florida Board of Governors, hinting that they would consider such a...
Consumer Sentiment: Doom and Gloom or a Little Sunshine?

Consumer Sentiment: Doom and Gloom or a Little Sunshine?

Florida TaxWatch’s (FTW) analysis of the Impact of COVID-19 on consumer confidence paints a somewhat gloomy picture, but a dive into the numbers shows room for optimism. According the University of Florida’s Consumer Sentiment Index, consumer confidence took a huge...
DeSantis Vows to Keep Florida Schools Open

DeSantis Vows to Keep Florida Schools Open

During a press conference at a Kissimmee elementary school in which a new education emergency education order was outlined, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said, “People who advocate closing schools for virus mitigation are effectively today’s Flat Earthers. They have...
AG Moody Urges Congress to Extend CARES Act

AG Moody Urges Congress to Extend CARES Act

In a letter sent to Congressional leadership today, Attorney General Ashley Moody joined 48 other attorneys general in urging Congress to extend the Dec. 30, 2020 deadline for the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act funding through to the end of 2021. By...