Budget turkeys are items that are in the proposed state budget which it finds to have circumvented typical approval procedures or benefit a limited area. Chris Peralta spoke with Vice President of Tax Research at Florida Tax Watch Kurt Wenner about what makes certain projects “turkeys” and about a few projects in the area that made the list.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/WennerQNAChrisPeralta4132012.mp3]
High Springs Commissioners postpone talks on residents’ request to ban single-use plastic
A group of High Springs residents will have to wait for the High Springs City Commission to resume its discussion of whether to ban the use of plastic straws and carry-out containers in all establishments in the city. The commission said it will revisit the issue at an as-yet unscheduled strategic planning session.