Gov. Scott makes two Suncoast appearances Monday

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It's official: Gov. Rick Scott will be taking on former Gov. Charlie Crist in this November's gubernatorial elections. So who will you be voting for?

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Posted: Monday, September 1, 2014 5:30 pm

SARASOTA, Fla. – Florida Governor Rick Scott kicked off a two week campaign tour Monday with two stops on the Suncoast. The governor is touting his successful tax cuts and promising even more.

He is in full campaign mode and made two important visits in Bradenton and Sarasota Monday, first visiting the Bradenton headquarters of VizCo US, a local manufacturing and garden company.

"This election is going to be about action verses talk." Scott told supporters his actions have helped save Florida families money through tax cuts. "We've turned the economy around. We've added 620,000 jobs in the last two years. Our economy has gotten better and as our economy has grown we need to give you some of your money back."

The governor says he's already cut over $500 million in taxes aimed at helping the average Florida family, and is pledging to cut even more. "We are going to cut a billion dollars in taxes in the next two years. As you know, Charlie Crist talks about a lot of things, but he raised taxes."

Monday was the start of Scott's 28-city "Let's Keep Working" tax cut bus tour, where he is telling supporters his plans if he is elected to another term.

Governor Scott also made a stop at Walt's Fish Market Sarasota.

Not everybody was supportive of Governor Scott. Crist supporters held signs outside of both of Scott campaign stops. "This economy in this state has turned around not because of Scott, but because of Obama, and it has happened in every single state."

Charlie Crist's campaign is calling Scott's tour the “empty promises” tax tour. Crist is kicking off his final two months of campaigning, joined by President Clinton in Miami, on Friday."

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  • OrlandoChris posted at 12:13 pm on Mon, Sep 1, 2014.

    OrlandoChris Posts: 25

    Why vote between 2 known liars? Florida, we are fortunate enough not to
    be stuck picking one liar or the other this time. We actually have an
    alternative. Take advantage of the opportunity. Adrian Wyllie deserves
    my vote. He is a honest average Floridian just as you and I , that is
    willing to stand up and do something for the interest of all of us here
    in Florida. The other candidates both Republican and Democrat are owned
    and controlled by special interest, like puppets and will lie to your
    face to gain your vote, then continue the same old agenda that we
    complain about year after year. Time to get off this merry-go-round,
    election after election, thinking it will be any different. Take a
    stand, vote for the candidate that loves this state and is willing to
    take time out of his life, effort and money to SERVE the people of
    Florida and stop voting for these ‘paid for’ career politicians that are
    only out for money and fame and have zero interest in us Floridians.
    Even if it’s just for honesty alone, vote for Adrian Wyllie instead of
    the other two (Scott/Crist) which are proven liars. The choice is yours
    and yours alone, if you want the same old corruption and slap in the
    face, go ahead and vote for one of the two puppets (Scott/Crist) OR do
    what is right for our (yours and your children’s) future and vote for
    Adrian Wyllie. Support him by donating to his campaign, spreading the
    word and contribute to the super brochure program which I think is very
    powerful. Visit his website today

  • JimmyMiller posted at 11:46 am on Mon, Sep 1, 2014.

    JimmyMiller Posts: 1

    The only appearance I want to see Rick Scott make is before a judge at his sentencing.


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