© Florida Phoenix BY: MITCH PERRY – JULY 20, 2023 3:07 PM Supporters of a proposed 2024 constitutional amendment that would legalize recreational cannabis in Florida contend in a new filing that Attorney General Ashley Moody is abruptly changing course on what the Florida Supreme Court has said in the past about getting pot amendments on the ballot.
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By David Leonhard, New York Times, February 2, 2021. Graphics by Yaryna Serkez Mr. Leonhardt is a senior writer at The Times. Ms. Serkez is a writer and graphics editor for Opinion. A president has only limited control over the economy. And yet there has been a stark pattern in the United States for nearly
Income inequality in the U.S. has hit its highest level since the Census Bureau started tracking it more than five decades ago. “Let us be clear: Our economic reality is not mere circumstances; these are the result of policy choices,” Professor Mark Paul, March 3, 2018. On December 10, 2019, Professor Paul, assistant professor of economics
The combined tax rates 0ver the past 68 years. Interesting to note that: 1- The tax rate at the 99 percentile and lower remains mostly flat with only marginal fluctuation. 2- When the tax rate on the wealthy were highest the economy was humming and really working for everyone and the rich people were still
U.S. sugar producers received the third highest share of “trade-distorting” government aid in the world between 2015 and 2017, behind only Vietnam and the Philippines, according to data compiled by Jared Greenville, senior agricultural policy analyst at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. In absolute terms, only China provided more aid to its sugar
Nearly half of Florida’s 67 counties had fewer jobs than a decade ago, according to a 2017 report by the Florida Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Most are smaller rural communities in North and Central Florida and around Lake Okeechobee. Other counties include Alachua, Baker, Charlotte, Citrus, Columbia, DeSoto, Gadsden, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Holmes, Levy, and Okaloosa.