Tax Cuts

During Tuesday's "State of the State" speech, Governor Rick Scott used examples of successes in the state in the past as an inspiration for the future.  (Source: The Florida Channel)

Gov. Scott Calls On ‘Florida Exceptionalism’ To Tout Agenda

Calling on something he termed “Florida exceptionalism,” Gov. Rick Scott used the annual State of the State address Tuesday to try to reinvigorate his legislative agenda after a difficult opening to his second term.

6 hours ago

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Gov. Scott Unveils $77 Billion State Budget Proposal

Nearly $700 million in tax cuts are included in Governor Rick Scott’s $77 billion budget in the coming year.

01/28/2015

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Gov. Scott May Get Boost For Tax Cuts And Spending Plans

Gov. Rick Scott wants to cut taxes and spend a little more on education. His plan might receive a boost during a meeting with state economists on Monday.

12/15/2014

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Tax Cut, School Grading Bills Await Gov. Scott’s Signature

Bills that would slice taxes on a list of items and overhaul the state’s school-grading system are awaiting Gov. Rick Scott’s signature.

05/11/2014

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Gov. Scott To Tout Tax Cuts During Campaign Stops

Florida Gov. Rick Scott plans to tout tax and fee cuts when he hits the campaign trail this week. Scott plans to make appearances in eight cities to talk about the $500 million in cuts.

05/04/2014

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House Completes Work On Scott’s Tax Cuts

The Florida House passed a plethora of tax cuts Thursday that includes multiple sales tax holidays in the coming year. The bill will reduce the state revenue by $100 million and complete Governor Rick Scott’s election year plan of $500 million in tax cuts.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Taxes, Speed Limits & Beer Growlers Top Legislature’s Topics

Tax cuts, stiffer sex offender laws, expanding school vouchers and, as always, the state budget will be among the issues Florida legislators will consider over their annual 60-day session.

02/22/2014

Governor Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Scott Hits Campaign Mode To Push For Tax Cuts

With the 2014 gubernatorial campaign just around the corner, Governor Rick Scott is headed out on a tour around the state pushing for tax cuts.

CBS Miami–09/10/2013

Gov. Rick Scott delivers his state of the state on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (Source: The Florida Channel)

Scott’s State Of State Speech Says Plans Are Working

Governor Rick Scott went before a joint legislative session for the third time in office to deliver the State of the State address with what he described as one simple message, “it’s working.”

CBS Miami–03/05/2013

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Sequester Cuts Set To Impose Austerity On Florida & U.S.

It’s an arcane budget term, but the sequester, is set to fundamentally reshape federal spending in ways that could set the economy on a path back to recession. The sequester is the beginning of a scheduled decade of financial austerity like has been seen in Europe in recent years.

CBS Miami–02/25/2013

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