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As expected, state appeals A5 ruling



The Department of State has appealed yesterday's circuit court decision tossing the Amendment 5 tax swap off the November ballot. (read it here)

Said Gov. Charlie Crist in a statement, "I am pleased that hope is still alive for the people of Florida to choose lower property taxes. Our people and business owners need tax relief, and Florida’s economy would benefit from the boost it would receive from cutting taxes."

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 10:07am]


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