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Darryl Rouson pays back taxes on Tally townhome

State Rep. Darryl Rouson, D-St. Petersburg, has paid his property taxes.

After the Tampa Bay Times reported Wednesday that Rouson was three years overdue on taxes on his Tallahassee townhouse, he sent a cashier's check for $5,604 via overnight mail to the Leon County tax collector.

"It was just a stupid oversight, and I'm so sorry,'' Rouson said Thursday, adding, "I got people calling me asking if I need a job, if I'm destitute."

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[Last modified: Thursday, June 6, 2013 4:47pm]


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