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Jim Norman gets car from charity, car allowance from county



As part of his job with the Salvation Army, Hillsborough County Commissioner Jim Norman gets a free Toyota Camry from the charity for his travels on its behalf. Norman regularly uses the car for commission business, while collecting a $233 monthly car allowance from the county. Kevin Ambler, Norman's opponent in the District 12 state Senate Republican primary, calls the arrangement odd. "It seems like double-dipping to me," Ambler said. Read more about it here.


[Last modified: Thursday, September 16, 2010 3:41pm]


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