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Florida TaxWatch: 2016-17 budget includes $104.9 million in turkeys

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Money for aviation and manufacturing programs at Brevard County public schools. Cash for Hillsborough County Fair and the Hardee County Cattlemen’s Arena. They might be worthy projects, but they are also just a few of 143 projects on Florida TaxWatch’s annual turkey list. The 2016 list was released Friday, just one day after Gov. Rick Scott signed the state’s $82 billion spending plan. “Florida TaxWatch commends the Legislature for drafting a balanced budget that meets the needs of many of…

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