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New Florida Law Allows Counties to Impose Sales Tax to Fund Public Pensions

New Florida Law Allows Counties to Impose Sales Tax to Fund Public Pensions

On March 25, 2016, Florida Governor Rick Scott approved HB 1297, a bill allowing counties to impose a discretionary sales surtax to fund underfunded public pension plans. The bill was the result of intense lobbying by the City of Jacksonville, which is consolidated with Duval County. According to the Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville pushed for approval … Read More

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Featured Resources from the 2016 World Bank Land and Poverty Conference

On March 14 – 18, leaders in land governance from around the world gathered in Washington D.C. for the annual World Bank Land and Poverty Conference to discuss the future of land administration, evaluate emerging technologies and share research. Thomson Reuters joined the conversation to present new mobile mapping technology and research—all contributing … Read More