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New TaxWatch internship program honors Ken Plante

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Florida TaxWatch says it’s launching a research internship program for college students, who will assist on projects from “taxation and budgets to education and corrections.” The nonprofit watchdog, based in Tallahassee, received a $25,000 contribution from AT&T to pay stipends to those who are accepted into the program. The internships will be named after the late state Sen. Ken Plante, a co-founder and first president of the organization. Plante, a Central Florida Republican, died earlier this year a three-year fight against ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s…

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