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Florida Legislature OKs more than $400 million in tax cuts

Floridians will get a small cut on their cellphone bills and be able to do their back-to-school shopping tax free for 10 days under a tax cut package approved Monday by the Florida Legislature. The package, which had been caught in the middle of a feud over spending between the House and Senate, now heads to Gov. Rick Scott. Scott is expected to sign the legislation even though the Republican-controlled Legislature did not embrace all the tax cuts the governor wanted. "Giving Floridians back more of the money they earn in tax cuts is the best thing we can do to keep Florida's economy growing," said Scott in a written statement. Scott was at the Paris Air Show on a trade...

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