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Neil Combee takes on tough room in Polk County

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Republican State Rep. Neil Combee of Polk City faced a terse crowd largely of Republican county and city officials during a noon address Thursday to the Polk Tiger Bay Club. Many legislators are facing folks back home upset with cuts to local governments and for an amendment to the state’s constitution, which if passed by the voters in 2018 would increase the residential Homestead property tax exemption from $50,000 to $75,000.

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Rennie Heath is second Republican to enter Polk County Commission race

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Republican businessman Rennie Heath filed paperwork Thursday to run for Polk County Commission, District 3. “I’ve spent nearly my entire life in Polk County and have seen firsthand just how important it is we have conservative leaders in local government to chart a prosperous course forward to grow our economy, invest in our infrastructure, and support Sheriff’s Office and law enforcement community,” Heath said. Heath said his top priorities are ensuring cooperation with Sheriff Grady Judd and other law enforcement,…

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