Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Tax breaks

Charlie Crist calls on Congress to extend tax breaks before adjourning for the year

in The Bay and the 'Burg by

Charlie Crist is calling on the 114th Congress to extend tax breaks benefiting students and seniors before it adjourns for the year. The congressman-elect on Tuesday asked Congress to extend several soon-to-expire tax breaks, including a medical expense deduction for seniors, and a tuition and fees deduction. Congress is expected to adjourn for the year later this week. “These tax breaks are important to seniors, students and homeowners struggling to make ends meet,” said Crist, Florida’s former governor, in a…

Keep Reading

Daytona International Speedway revs up lobbying efforts by hiring Johnson & Blanton, SSG

in Statewide/Top Headlines by

After getting rebuffed in another attempt to secure state incentive money for improvements at its historic track, the Daytona International Speedway has signed on two new lobbying teams with the start of another state fiscal year. The speedway has hired Johnson & Blanton and Southern Strategy Group to represent its interests in Tallahassee. The speedway, which opened in 1959 and is nearing the completion of a $400 million “Daytona Rising” renovation, was one of three sports facilities that sought incentive…

Keep Reading

Go to Top