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PolitiFact Florida's Buck-O-Meter: Mayor Bob Buckhorn's $765.4 million budget delivers two Promises Kept



Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn looks at the $765.4 million city budget unanimously approved by the City Council on Wednesday night and sees no tax increase, no layoffs and no gaping holes.

"It hasn't been easy," he said, but "given the state of the economy and the state of the deficit, it came out okay."

The Buck-O-Meter, which tracks the mayor's performance on 33 campaign promises, looks at the budget and sees two Promises Kept — both to a key constituency. For the complete article, look here. To see all promises tracked by the Buck-O-Meter, look here.

[Last modified: Thursday, September 22, 2011 5:53am]


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