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Capitol Reax: Rick Scott’s proposed 2017-18 budget

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Gov. Rick Scott officially rolled out his nearly $83.5 billion budget during the Associated Press’ annual legislative planning session Tuesday. — “AIF applauds Governor Scott’s proposed budget that fights for the future of employers and employees in our Sunshine State. His proposed spending plan, which includes $618 million in tax cuts and $85 million for economic incentives to businesses, will go a long way in continuing to help our state achieve the prosperity and growth our Florida families deserve. “From…

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PSTA CEO Brad Miller to chair Florida Public Transportation Association next year

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Last year, things around the county might have seemed a bit rocky for Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority CEO Brad Miller. But, statewide, his reputation looks like it’s doing just fine. Miller was recently elected 2015-2016 chair of the Florida Public Transportation Association. The appointment came at the FPTA’s annual meeting, held this week in Daytona Beach. “I’m honored to be chosen to lead the Florida Public Transportation Association over the coming year,” said Miller, according to a PSTA press release. “Just…

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Florida’s I-95 named America’s most dangerous road

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The most dangerous road in America for fatal traffic accidents is the 382 mile stretch of I-95 in Florida according to National Highway Safety Administration data. To make matters worse, June marks the beginning of the hundred deadliest days of the year for drivers. Thanks to public transportation, drivers have a safer and saner alternative to the stress of navigating Americas most dangerous roadway. Transit agencies from Miami to Jacksonville offer convenient, safe, and reliable alternatives to driving for Floridians…

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Florida’s I-95 named America’s most dangerous road

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The most dangerous road in America for fatal traffic accidents is the 382-mile stretch of I-95 in Florida according to National Highway Safety Administration data. To make matters worse, June marks the beginning of the hundred deadliest days of the year for drivers. Thanks to public transportation, drivers have a safer and saner alternative to the stress of navigating America’s most dangerous roadway. Transit agencies from Miami to Jacksonville offer convenient, safe, and reliable alternatives to driving for Floridians and…

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