Articles in Category: 'Florida League of Cities'

By: Dominic Calabro | Posted: October 22, 2012 3:55 AM
While this year provides Florida voters with one of the longest ballots in quite some time, there is only one amendment that Florida TaxWatch has endorsed.
 
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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: August 7, 2012 3:55 AM
There are reported instances of retired public employees being paid more than those still working 40 hours per week, and if current trends persist, there will be more. 
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: February 10, 2011 3:55 AM

"California, here we come." Unless it's vacation you're talking about, you don't want to hear that and you don't want to go there.

 
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: January 11, 2011 3:55 AM

The stakes were raised Monday in the debate over reforming Florida’s public pension system, as one union official decried the proposed “radical” changes and the “myths” public officials expound whenever they talk about the system.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: December 29, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Feeling the heavy pinch of employee pension costs, Florida counties are warning Tallahassee not to balance the faltering fund on their shoulders.

Indian River County Commissioner Peter O'Bryan this month urged the state to bring the Florida Retirement System "more into line with the private sector" by requiring contributions from new hires. Currently, local and state governments fully fund FRS.
 
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: December 10, 2010 4:05 AM

Facing the possibility of a $3.5 billion budget shortfall, some state senators see the state employee pension plan as ripe for the plucking.

 
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By: Steve Brown | Posted: September 18, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Florida voters this year will decide whether they want to amend the state Constitution to allow citizens control over their local city’s development by voting on comprehensive land-use development plans. Giving voters oversight on development in their communities sounds simple enough, but ultimately it depends on who you ask.
 
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