Statements about County Budget

Miami-Dade has "the nation’s highest-rated tap water."

The Dolphins stadium renovation will "create more than 4,000 new local jobs."

The Miami Dolphins "are the only NFL team in the entire nation that pays property taxes."

The majority of public funding for the Marlins stadium "came from hotel taxes, the burden of which is incurred by tourists who are visiting our city, NOT the resident taxpayers."

The property appraiser's budget "is $1 million less today than when I took office 16 years ago."

The Pasco County budget "has doubled in the past three years."

Debbie Jackow "unlike her opponent ... WILL NOT de-fund the 20/20 land program."

Jobs incentive program "created over 1,200 high-wage jobs since 2009."

"The downsizing of Pinellas County government resulted in about 1,200 people being laid off in a 12 percent unemployment market. … I can tell you that every one of them was hired from the time that Ms. Latvala went into office in 2000."

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