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Gary Fineout: Here’s one Democratic stronghold that could go for Charlie Crist

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From one of Florida’s best political reporters, Gary Fineout: It probably didn’t get much notice outside of Leon County, but Gov. Charlie Crist did something last week that may have given him an edge in at least one Democratic stronghold. Crist on Friday vetoed a state retirement bill that would have reduced the interest earnings paid to state workers who enter a special kind of program known as the Deferred Retirement Option Program or DROP. This program is basically designed to…

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Gary Fineout: Here’s one Democratic stronghold that could go for Charlie Crist

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From one of Florida’s best political reporters, Gary Fineout: It probably didn’t get much notice outside of Leon County, but Gov. Charlie Crist did something last week that may have given him an edge in at least one Democratic stronghold. Crist on Friday vetoed a state retirement bill that would have reduced the interest earnings paid to state workers who enter a special kind of program known as the Deferred Retirement Option Program or DROP. This program is basically designed to…

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