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Times' editorial: Scott panders on Cuba at expense of jobs

An editorial in Wednesday's Tampa Bay Times: "Gov. Rick Scott might be the jobs governor, all right — for other gulf states. They are poised to benefit from wrongheaded legislation Scott signed into law Tuesday that penalizes firms for doing business in Cuba. That may make the governor more popular among the vocal but dwindling number of hard-line Cuban-Americans in Miami. But the law puts Florida's publicly owned ports and airports at a disadvantage, and it creates a new barrier as the state looks to capitalize on foreign trade. That's some strategy for the global economy..." Read full editorial here.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 5:50pm]


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