This briefing outlines how expansion of the duties of Inspector General will help ensure that the state's internal audit capability will identify ways of improving overall cost-effectiveness.
The Task Force provides a compilation of 88 extensively researched recommendations that could help the state save more than $3 billion in the first year and beyond.
"With the premise that the best-intentioned policies can be harmful, this report, written independently of Florida TaxWatch, delves into both the benefits and negative aspects of assessment limitations. "
"Newer generations of analytical and empirical methods for assessing economic and fiscal impacts are being developed, tested and refined. "
"Due to the record level of unemployment, the state Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund has been paying out more for unemployment benefits than what it has been collecting from employers. This Special Report shows how funding the unemployment benefits with additional federal loans could alleviate the situation. "