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Crist continues to advocate passage of Amendment 1

Amendment 1 support
Two state newspapers voiced their support for Amendment 1 this weekend. To read the opinions, go to:

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Jan. 14, 2008 – Governor Charlie Crist will spend a lot of time this week advocating passage of Amendment 1, the property tax reform proposal voters will consider on Jan. 29. The governor continues to visit families who will benefit from passage, and plans a promotional bus tour around the state on Wednesday.

“With a little more than two weeks before Election Day, the Yes on 1 campaign continues to gain momentum with new endorsements, our first commercial and several visits with homeowners across the state,” said Crist in a letter to voters. “You can expect to see more in the coming weeks … Support for Amendment 1 continues to grow and just (last) week the Construction Executives’ Association and the Florida Bankers Association joined several other organizations and associations supporting Amendment 1.
Other groups supporting Amendment 1 include:

• Association of Builders and Contractors
• Associated Industries of Florida
• Construction Executives’ Association
• Florida Association of Realtors
• Florida Bankers Association
• Florida Carpenters Regional Council
• Florida Chamber
• Florida Home Furnishings Association
• Florida Homebuilders Association
• Florida Manufactured Homes Association
• Florida Medical Association
The bus tour on Wednesday will cross the state with tentative stops planned in Volusia, Orange, Hillsborough and Lee Counties. For more information, visit the “Yes on 1” Web site at:

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