Despite pushback, Rick Scott guarantees tax breaks are coming

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From John Kennedy of the News Service of Florida: Despite getting steady pushback from top lawmakers, Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday that he expects his budget blueprint to sail through the Legislature, promising it will include deep program cuts and more than $2 billion in tax reductions.

Speaking to the Associated Press annual legislative planning session at the Capitol, Scott derided the state

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