Monthly Archives: June 2015 (page 7)

Gov. Rick Scott Touring Florida Touting Tax Cuts

Florida Governor Rick Scott will be in Jacksonville Monday evening to talk up the $400 million tax cut package in this year’s budget.

Earlier Monday, Scott made a similar stop at Sergio’s Restaurant in Miami.

Scott said, “If you have a cell phone, this is a tax cut this year. We have over $200 million in tax cuts just tied to your cell phone, your TV and your cable bill.”

The News Service of Florida reports, the communications service tax cut is expected to save someone just over $20 per year if she’s paying $100 per month for cable and cell-phone service.

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Refugees Become US Citizens At Jacksonville Main Library


Jacksonville’s Main Library hosted the naturalization of 30 new American citizens Friday. The ceremony was part of the city’s observance of World Refugee Day.

Lita Amin left Iraq in 2009. Being a Christian woman who worked with embassies in the region, she says was in  “triple trouble.” But it wasn’t until she started a family that she says she felt truly in danger.

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