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Beach mayors want to end law preventing cities from restrictring short-term rentals

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Saying the law violates home rule, a coalition of beach mayors passed a resolution Wednesday asking the state Legislature to repeal a statute that limits their ability to regulate short-term rentals. The Legislature is trying to cater to the short-term rental lobbyists, North Redington Beach Mayor Bill Queen said. “They forget that they represent the people,” Queen said. “That’s the huge issue right there.” Short-term rentals have become a booming business in recent years. Companies like Airbnb list private homes…

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