Florida governor: Let schools raise taxes without vote

McEntee, Christopher
October 1997
Bond Buyer;10/16/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30253, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on Florida Governor Lawton Chiles' proposals to ease funding requirements for school buildings. Includes half-cent sales tax increase without need for referendum; Redirection of lottery proceeds; Tax on real estate documents.


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