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Bringing more jobs to Florida
FLORIDA -- Making changes to try and bring in more jobs to the state.
We're at the halfway mark of the state legislative session and Governor Rick Scott continues to call for a tax break for manufacturers.
Scott wants lawmakers to pass a 115 million dollar manufacturing sales tax break in an attempt grow the industry in Florida.
Scott says it's one of his top budget priorities along with teacher pay raises.
"My two priorities are the 2500 dollar pay raise for classroom teachers and I'm also focused on getting rid of the sales tax on manufacturing equipment because I know both of those things are going to one improve education and two make sure we get more jobs."
The tax break could be an easy sale in the House, but the senate budget chief is pushing a reduction on driver's license and tag fees as an alternative to the tax cut.