Florida Gov. Rick Scott gestures during a visit to Beneficial Blends Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, in Tampa. Despite what could be a bruising budget year with competing priorities, Gov. Scott called for $618 million in tax cuts, including a dramatic cut in the sales taxes charged on commercial rents.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott gestures during a visit to Beneficial Blends Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, in Tampa. Despite what could be a bruising budget year with competing priorities, Gov. Scott called for $618 million in tax cuts, including a dramatic cut in the sales taxes charged on commercial rents. Chris O'Meara AP
Florida Gov. Rick Scott gestures during a visit to Beneficial Blends Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, in Tampa. Despite what could be a bruising budget year with competing priorities, Gov. Scott called for $618 million in tax cuts, including a dramatic cut in the sales taxes charged on commercial rents. Chris O'Meara AP

Gov. Scott proposes $1.1 billion spending increase for state budget

January 31, 2017 08:15 PM