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Poll finds Florida voters are against campus carry and corporate tax cuts

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Florida voters don’t want changes to gun laws and are against plans to cut corporate tax rates according to a new poll released Thursday by the University of North Florida Public Opinion Research Laboratory. The poll, which surveyed nearly 1,000 voters, found 63 percent of respondents were against proposed legislation to allow concealed handguns on college campuses, with nearly half of those polled saying they “strongly opposed” the measure. “If the legislature is paying attention to public opinion, this signals…

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Steve Crisafulli says Governor may get his $1billion in tax cuts

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Florida House of Representatives Speaker Steve Crisafulli on Friday said lawmakers may well give Gov. Rick Scott his requested $1 billion tax cut in next year’s state budget. Don’t expect that as the gift that keeps on giving, though. “The reality of a billion dollars (in tax cuts) recurring is not off the table so much as it’s just not possible,” especially in the context of increased funding for education every year, Crisafulli said. The Merritt Island Republican held a pre-legislative session…

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