Projected Surge in 2019 Revenues May Trigger 2020 Refunds for Florida Businesses

Projected Surge in 2019 Revenues May Trigger 2020 Refunds for Florida Businesses

By John Haughey | Watchdog.org A week after learning Florida’s projected $223 million surplus in this year’s budget “has likely disappeared” as Hurricane Michael’s recovery costs mount, state fiscal analysts are offering some unexpectedly rosy forecasts for the fiscal year 2020 budget that could include tax refunds for state businesses. According to the Legislature’s Office […]

Corcoran Gets Nod For Education Commissioner

Corcoran Gets Nod For Education Commissioner

By Lloyd Dunkelberger, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Board of Education on Monday unanimously approved the appointment of former House Speaker Richard Corcoran as the next state education commissioner. Corcoran, a Land O’Lakes attorney who served as a Republican House speaker from 2016 until last month, will succeed Pam Stewart, a […]