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Searching for Sixty Percent

October 18th, 2007 by Mike Vasilinda

After a week of trying tor reach agreement on a property tax cut, state lawmakers are taking the weekend off. A lot of ideas are under consideration. The main disagreements come over how much seniors could expect in a tax break, and whether every property owner should have future increases in value capped along the same lines as the 3 percent cap for Save Our Homes. House minority leader Dan Gelber says there are lot of good ideas. The problem, says Gelber, is finding one a large majority of Floridians can agree upon.

Weve got to get 60 percent of the public to agree, Gelber said. If we cut education substantially, well guess what, Teachers, parents and a lot of Floridians are going to be very upset about that. Its not going to get 60 percent. If we do something to local government that might offend the citizens of that government, we may lose 60 percent right there.

Lawmakers have until October 29th to reach agreement.

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