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11/24/2013 08:41 am ET Updated Jan 24, 2014

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Agencies Clash Over Spending Priorities

ASSOCIATED PRESS

TALLAHASSEE -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to cut taxes by $500 million next year, trim state agency budgets by $100 million and appeal to voters in an election year with another hike in school spending.

Even though tax receipts are rising and state economists project an $846 million surplus in 2014, the math won't work.

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