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AFP-Florida launches ad campaign to oppose incentive packages

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With just a few weeks left in the 2016 legislative session, Americans for Prosperity-Florida is continuing opposition to proposed incentive packages. The organization released a web advertisement Monday that called on Floridians to call for their lawmakers to oppose economic incentive packages. The 30-second spot urges Florida voters to remind lawmakers “they work for you.” “Floridians don’t want their tax money to be given away to special interests,” said Chris Hudson, the state director of Americans for Prosperity-Florida. AFP has…

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Americans for Prosperity-Florida launching direct mail campaign targeting sports, film incentives

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Residents in eight state Senate districts will be receiving a mailer from Americans for Prosperity-Florida in the coming days. The organization announced Tuesday it has launched a direct mail campaign to tell Floridians about a proposal moving through the state Senate that includes film production and sports incentives. The measure (SB 1646), sponsored by Sen. Jack Latvala, a Clearwater Republican, passed the Senate transportation, tourism and economic development appropriations subcommittee 8-0 Thursday. AFP-FL said Tuesday it plans to send mailers…

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