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Congressional candidate Mary Thomas signs anti-tax pledge

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Congressional candidate Mary Thomas announced Monday she has agreed to abide by a “Taxpayer Protection Pledge” promoted by a conservative political group. In a release, Thomas touted the fact she is “the first, and to this point, only” candidate vying to replace Democrat U.S. Gwen Graham in Florida’s 2nd Congressional District to sign such a pledge. The Americans for Tax Reform-authored document reads as follows: “I pledge to the taxpayers of the state of Florida, and to the American people that I will: One, oppose any and all efforts to increase…

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Americans for Tax Reform: Taxpayers disappointed with Charlie Crist pledge violation

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Media release from Americans for Tax Reform: Today, taxpayers expressed disappointment that Gov. Charlie Crist went against his commitment to Floridians on Wednesday and broke his Pledge as governor to “oppose and veto any and all tax increases.” The news was particularly surprising since two weeks ago, Gov. Crist also signed the federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge in his race for the U.S. Senate. The $65 billion-plus fiscal year FY2010 budget Crist signed requires a $1 per pack cigarette tax increase…

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