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Another misleading anti-Amendment 1 mailer

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The Florida League of Cities has bankrolled a new anti-Amendment 1 mailer that went out over the weekend. The mailer suggests the proposal is a boon for out of staters (who apparently resemble the cheeseball pictured above) while giving Floridians a "raw deal." Second home and business owners would get a 10 percent assessment cap, but that is expected to do little in a depressed or normal real estate market. In fact, most of Amendment 1's benefit goes to those who already enjoy the greatest protection - Florida homeowners.

The flier was sent out by Citizens for Home Rule, a PAC funded by the Florida League of Cities.

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[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 3:17pm]

    

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