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Gov. Rick Scott's jobs czar says business tax deals should be public sooner



Gov. Rick Scott's jobs czar said Tuesday that he supports a quicker release of information about the secret tax incentive deals the state gives some of the largest companies in the world.

"Once a deal is made, I have no problem and do believe we have a fiduciary duty to provide the details to the public," Enterprise Florida CEO Gray Swoope said in an interview.

Swoope's opinion is crucial because Scott said it will be the most influential as he decides whether to support or oppose changes to the state's public records law.

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[Last modified: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 8:57pm]


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