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Davis to Reveal Plan to Cut Property Taxes

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October

Jim Davis said he will outline his plan Tuesday to cut property taxes by $1-billion. Davis said his plan is more immediate than Charlie Crist's, which would double the homestead exemption to $50,000. Davis claims his plan could go into effect next year, while Crist's would not work until 2010.

Davis was reluctant to release details Monday but said his proposal calls for a reduction in the required local effort, with the state paying its "fair share" of the cost for education. The plan is part of an ad Davis will launch Tuesday. See it here.

UPDATE: From the Crist campaign: “Jim Davis has been AWOL when Floridians needed him most.  He should spend more time working for Floridians, and less time criticizing Charlie Crist.”

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 1:49pm]

    

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