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Scott’s Self-Serving Politics Raise Taxes On Floridians While Cutting His Own

Scott’s Self-Serving Politics Raise Taxes On Floridians While Cutting His Own

Bradenton Herald: Republican Richard Corcoran Slammed Scott’s Proposed “$450 Million Property Tax Increase”

Tampa Bay TimesPolitico: Scott Backed GOP Tax & Health Care Proposals That Would Raise Costs On Working Families While Cutting His Own Taxes

Orlando Sentinel: Under Scott Any Tax Savings “Eaten Up By Higher Costs For…Everyday Expenses”

 

As Rick Scott discusses his record on taxes today, Florida Democratic Party Spokeswoman Caroline Rowland issued the following statement:

 

“Here’s the truth about Rick Scott’s self-serving record on this issue: he’s backed proposals to cut his own taxes while trying to raise taxes, fees and costs on Floridians who actually work for a living. Even Scott’s fellow Republicans have called his proposals to force Floridians to pay more property taxes ‘nonsensical’ and expensive for the middle class, while newspapers and independent observers have detailed how under Scott hardworking Floridians are seeing less money in their pockets. Just like always, Scott is trying to say anything to help himself – which is why Floridians don’t trust him to look out for them.”  

 

Here are the facts: Scott backed the GOP’s health care and tax plans that would cut his own taxes while raising costs for middle class families; Scott repeatedly backed proposals to force Floridians to pay hundreds of millions of dollars more in property taxes that his fellow Republicans called ‘nonsensical;’ and newspapers wrote that any savings Floridians could see from Scott’s tax proposals will be “Eaten Up By Higher Costs For…Everyday Expenses.”

 

THE REAL RICK SCOTT RECORD ON TAXES: HIGHER TAXES AND FEES ON WORKING FAMILIES WHILE TRYING TO CUT TAXES FOR HIMSELF:

 

Scott backed the GOP’s health care agenda and tax scam that would reduce his own taxes, while raising taxes and costs on hardworking Floridians:

 

 

 

Scott has repeatedly backed proposals to force Floridians to pay hundreds of millions of dollars more in local property taxes, including $450 million in 2017, – a move that drew a rebuke from his fellow Republicans.

 

 

 

 

Editorial Boards And Independent Observers Slammed Scott’s tax agenda: Any Savings From Scott-Backed Tax Cuts Likely To Be “Eaten Up By Higher Costs For…Everyday Expenses”

 

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