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Americans for Prosperity Commends Hillsborough County Commissioners for Deferring Transportation Tax

Apr 1, 2020 by AFP

Tallahassee, FL – Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL) today commended Hillsborough County Commissioners for voting to deffer the referendum on a new transportation tax originally slated to be taken up this week.

AFP-FL state director Skylar Zander released the following statement:

“We applaud the vote taken today by the commission to defer consideration for a new transportation sales tax on our residents. Floridians are facing daunting new challenges during these unprecedented times and don’t need more taxes weighing them down. We commend commissioners for focusing their efforts on addressing the immediate needs of residents through these unprecedented times.”

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