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Charlie Justice: Bottled water is ‘a rich man’s drink’

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In an effort to generate more revenue, Florida legislators are considering a special excise tax on bottled water. “Nobody really needs to drink bottled water,” argued tax advocate, Senator Evelyn Lynn (R-Ormond Beach). “Municipal water systems provide all the water people need.” Bipartisan support came from Senator Charlie Justice who characterized bottled water as “a rich man’s drink. If a person can afford to buy bottled water then he can afford to pay a tax on it.”  I read this story…

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Charlie Justice: Bottled water is ‘a rich man’s drink’

in Statewide/The Bay and the 'Burg by

In an effort to generate more revenue, Florida legislators are considering a special excise tax on bottled water. “Nobody really needs to drink bottled water,” argued tax advocate, Senator Evelyn Lynn (R-Ormond Beach). “Municipal water systems provide all the water people need.” Bipartisan support came from Senator Charlie Justice who characterized bottled water as “a rich man’s drink. If a person can afford to buy bottled water then he can afford to pay a tax on it.”  I read this story…

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