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Rubio on Property Taxes

November 6th, 2007 by Mike Vasilinda

Opposition to the January referendum on property taxes is growing, but one non fan, House Speaker Marco Rubio, says he would not advise people to vote against the measure. Rubio told reporters he would have liked bigger cuts.

“Its kinda what we expected. Its a small solution to a big problem. Theres no reason, I mean I dont advocate people vote against it. Ive made it a practice not to vote against property tax cuts in general. I dont think anyone should vote against it. But I think everyone recognizes that there is a lot more to do. I think theres a general recognition that we missed an opportunity to come up with a big solution to a big problem and some level of frustration at the inability of the political process to arrive at big solutions to big problems.

Lawmakers are now looking to the Taxation and Budget Reform Commission for the next round of tax cutting measures. Recommendations made by the Commission in May go directly to the November Ballot.

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