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Florida Tax Watch suggests tax savings as Legislative Session begins

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With the new Legislative Session fully under way in Tallahassee, Florida Tax Watch has recommendations for the Legislature on ways to save taxpayers’ money in 2016. The recommendations include an annual Florida Government Efficiency Act, continuing to implement a new state accounting and cash management system, using telehealth strategies, and smarter sentencing for low-level nonviolent offenders. “Taxpayers deserve a government that works efficiently and effectively. The Legislature could make a significant achievement if they follow the Government Efficiency Task Force…

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Mitch Perry Report for 10.1.15 — Will Reince Preibus have the guts to change the GOP presidential primary schedule?

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Since I’ve been following politics, it’s been a common complaint to question why the two major political parties have allowed two relatively homogenous states like Iowa and New Hampshire to have such an outsized influence in choosing our presidential nominees. And over the past three presidential cycles, invariably there’s been “serious” proposals floated to change the cycle, though also, invariably, inertia allows the status quo to remain in place. But Reince Priebus says this time he’s serious. The Republican National Committee chairman said this…

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