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Florida Phoenix: “On Tax Day, Florida Democrats call for state version of federal earned income tax credit”

Saying Florida’s tax system is ranked among the nation’s most regressive, Democrats and advocates for the poor on Monday called on state lawmakers to pass legislation that would give more working families tax breaks.

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Commission chair: Bay County ‘will not survive’ without help, disaster relief funding,

Warning that a lack of disaster relief funding from Tallahassee and Congress will have disastrous consequences, Bay County Commission Chair Philip Griffitts laid it all on the table during a press conference Thursday to pressure state and federal lawmakers into action.

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WJCT: “South Florida Lawmaker Proposes Hurricane Michael Recovery Plan”

The House Appropriations committee moved forward with their budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year. But, Rep. Kionne McGhee (D-Cutler Bay) doesn’t think North Florida is being treated fairly when it comes to Hurricane Recovery.

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Democrats want changes to House budget, criticizing trust fund sweeps

The House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday backed the chamber’s proposed budget, which totals well below the $91.3 billion spending plan Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis presented to lawmakers earlier this year and the $90.3 billion budget the Senate has pitched.

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Florida Phoenix: “On Tax Day, Florida Democrats call for state version of federal earned income tax credit”

Saying Florida’s tax system is ranked among the nation’s most regressive, Democrats and advocates for the poor on Monday called on state lawmakers to pass legislation that would give more working families tax breaks.

Read More →

Commission chair: Bay County ‘will not survive’ without help, disaster relief funding,

Warning that a lack of disaster relief funding from Tallahassee and Congress will have disastrous consequences, Bay County Commission Chair Philip Griffitts laid it all on the table during a press conference Thursday to pressure state and federal lawmakers into action.

Read More →

WJCT: “South Florida Lawmaker Proposes Hurricane Michael Recovery Plan”

The House Appropriations committee moved forward with their budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year. But, Rep. Kionne McGhee (D-Cutler Bay) doesn’t think North Florida is being treated fairly when it comes to Hurricane Recovery.

Read More →

Democrats want changes to House budget, criticizing trust fund sweeps

The House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday backed the chamber’s proposed budget, which totals well below the $91.3 billion spending plan Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis presented to lawmakers earlier this year and the $90.3 billion budget the Senate has pitched.

Read More →