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Gov. Scott's Tour to Tout Tax Cuts in Tampa


Gov. Rick Scott will visit  Tampa Thursday, the third stop in his round-the-state tour touting tax cuts.

A news release from the governor's office says the tour is being held to announce his plans to cut taxes by $500 million for the next fiscal year. No other details are available.

“The governor’s tour will be a chance for Floridians to discuss taxes and fees they want to see reduced to help Florida families and job creators,” the news release from Scott’s office states.

Scott will hold meetings in West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Tampa and Orlando. Here's the schedule:

Tuesday, Sep. 10

9:30 a.m. - West Palm Beach

4 p.m. - Fort Lauderdale

Wednesday, Sept. 11

9 a.m. - Jacksonville

Thursday, Sept. 12

8:45 a.m. - Tampa

Friday, Sept. 13

2 p.m. - Orlando

Steve Newborn is a WUSF reporter and producer at WUSF covering environmental issues and politics in the Tampa Bay area.
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