Progress Florida & Florida Watch Statements on the Governor’s Budget Proposal

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis unveiled his proposed budget for the 2022 Florida legislative session.  In response, Progress Florida Executive Director Mark Ferrulo and Florida Watch Executive Director Josh Weierbach issued the following statements: “For the last three years, Governor Ron DeSantis has proven that, to him, the word freedom means the freedom to put wealthy corporate donors ahead of […]

Ron DeSantis just raised your taxes

Republican legislators passed what will amount to an estimated $1 billion annual tax increase on online purchases and that Gov. DeSantis signed the massive tax increase into law in the middle of the night.