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Study Explores Local Government Response to Recessions

Recessions can be trying times for city and county governments. They typically experience a fall in revenue from two primary sources:  1) a shrinking property tax base because of falling property values and 2) lower intergovernmental transfers—grants and other payments … Continue reading

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Property-tax hike in Tallahassee reveals broken budget process

Proposed tax increase in Tallahassee shows broken budget process. Zero-based budgeting would help. Continue reading

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Florida Risks Government Shutdown

Florida’s legislature failed to pass a budget in this years legislative session. The House and Senate are opposed on major issues related to health care policy and medicaid expansion. Interested readers will want to visit the Beacon, the blog at … Continue reading

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