How will region will fund mass transit?

Florida Trend reports the CEO of Lynx, metro Orlando’s bus system, resigned in February after less than three years on the job, leaving the transportation agency leaderless even as Central Florida politicians struggle to answer questions about how the region will fund mass transit. The move came shortly after the agency revealed it faces a budget shortfall of more than $20 million. Continue reading

Tax bill estimated to save Florida families nearly $47 million

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a tax bill estimated to save Florida families nearly $47 million, with two sales tax holidays. Another part of the same bill is expected to save commercial real estate renters more than $64 million, by reducing the tax rate. The new law also raises the reduction of a traffic fine when a driver attends traffic school from nine to 18 percent.

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