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Americans for Tax Reform: Taxpayers disappointed with Charlie Crist pledge violation

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Media release from Americans for Tax Reform: Today, taxpayers expressed disappointment that Gov. Charlie Crist went against his commitment to Floridians on Wednesday and broke his Pledge as governor to “oppose and veto any and all tax increases.” The news was particularly surprising since two weeks ago, Gov. Crist also signed the federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge in his race for the U.S. Senate. The $65 billion-plus fiscal year FY2010 budget Crist signed requires a $1 per pack cigarette tax increase…

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