Here we go again, another government agency using taxpayer dollars to reward political donors and further the careers of politicians. We have written about the abuse of Visit Florida and Enterprise Florida for using taxpayer dollars for very questionable expenditures. At the end of the special session last month, Visit Florida and Enterprise Florida survived but now are under extensive legislative oversight.
Just like Visit Florida and Enterprise Florida, Community Redevelopment Agencies are coming under needed scrutiny for their questionable spending. Under Florida law, local governments can designate areas as Community Redevelopment Areas and create a Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA). [Read more…] about Legislation to reign in slush funds for politicians dies in 2017 session