Statements about Taxes

Says Rick Scott "raised property taxes."

Florida has the "third most-regressive tax" structure.

Says Charlie Crist "raised taxes on the middle class" by $2.2 billion.

"We cut property taxes for seniors and our middle class."

Says Rick Scott "cut education to pay for even more tax breaks for big, powerful, well-connected corporations."

"Governor Scott Cut Taxes 40 Times For Florida Families"

David Beckham’s soccer stadium would get a "special tax deal that lets them off the hook for $2 million in taxes every year for 30 years."

Charlie Crist "raised taxes in 2009 and won't rule out raising taxes again."

Florida's revenue "is growing at a faster rate than almost any state in the country."

The Greenlight Pinellas transportation plan involves a "300% tax increase."

Says Alex Sink supported "higher property taxes."

Says Alex Sink supported "more taxes on water and TV."

"When I was Mayor of South Pasadena, we actually reduced the property taxes we collected."

A $10 million fire fee proposal in St. Petersburg was "inspired" by Gov. Rick Scott.

"We cut business taxes so today 70 percent of our businesses don't pay a business tax."

"We will have the highest general revenue in state history next year. Conservative pro-growth policies work in our state."

Miami-Dade County is the "No. 1 donor county in the state."

"If we use (Tax Increment Financing) funding, that's going to take funds from the general fund for Pinellas County, as it will take funds from the general fund for the city of St. Pete."

"If we don't spend money on a pier, then that money does wipe into the general funds of the city or the county, and if you send it to the county, you never see it again."

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