Democrats In State Senate Off Of Florida Democratic Party’s Anti-Tax Cut Message
WHAT DID DEMOCRATIC STATE SENATOR JEFF CLEMENS SAY YESTERDAY?
Democratic State Senator Says GOP State Senator Joe Negron’s Proposal To Reduce Motor Vehicle Fees, Aligned Rick Scott’s Goal To Reduce Taxes By $500 Million, “Is True Tax Reform For The People We Represent.” “Session doesn’t start for another five months, but there’s a pretty good candidate for most popular bill. It could be SB 156, sponsored by Senate Appropriations Chair Joe Negron, R-Stuart. It reduces certain annual fees to register a motor vehicle, costing state coffers about $233 million a year … ‘This is true tax reform for the people we represent,’ said Sen. Jeff Clemens, D-Lake Worth, who is also a co-sponsor of the bill.” (Michael Van Sickler, “Motor Vehicle Fee Cut On Fast Track, Could Bolster Scott In Election Year,” The Miami Herald, 10/9/13)
“It Passed The Senate’s Transportation Committee On Wednesday By A 9-0 Vote That Bespeaks Its Bipartisan Support.” (Michael Van Sickler, “Motor Vehicle Fee Cut On Fast Track, Could Bolster Scott In Election Year,” The Miami Herald, 10/9/13)
Tweet From Miami Herald Reporter: “Sen. Joe Negron Tells @FlaSenateDems Caucus They Will Roll Back Vehicle Tag Fee … Dems Approve.” (Mary Ellen Klas, Twitter Account, 10/8/13)
ARE SENATE DEMOCRATS REJECTING THE ANTI-TAX CUT MESSAGE OF ALLISON TANT AND THE FLORIDA DEMOCRATIC PARTY?
Florida Dems’ Spokesman Nearly One Month Ago: “Rick Scott’s Tax Plan Will Wind Up Being Harmful To Florida Families.” (Peter Schorsch, “Joe Negron Says Scott’s Tax Plan May Require Cuts,” SaintPetersBlog, 9/12/13)
FDP Opposes Tax And Fee Cuts, Claiming It Would Take Funding Away From Education. “‘This is nothing more than a re-election roadshow,’ said Joshua Karp, a Florida Democratic Party spokesman. ‘He’s got a nebulous economic package that everyone knows is going to provide tax breaks for the wealthy and continue to underfund education,’ Karp added.” (John Kennedy, “Gov Scott’s ‘It’s Your Money’ Tour: Way To Get Taxpayer Input Or Early Election Campaign?” The Palm Beach Post, 9/913)