Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 12:36 PM

The Womble Carlyle Economic Development Digest - September 9, 2014

Womble Carlyle’s Economic Development Digest aggregates news, opportunities and legislation impacting business in the United States.

In this week's Economic Development Digest: 



  • Florida Governor proposes $1 billion in tax cuts, TaxAnalysts.com (September 3, 2014)**
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) on August 29 called for $1 billion in tax cuts, a move that immediately drew fire from the camp of Democratic gubernatorial challenger Charlie Crist.

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  • Gov. Haley touts successes in Summerville stump, The Post & Courier (September 4, 2014)
    Independent candidate Tom Ervin conducts a town-hall meeting in South Carolina in his quest to unseat South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, and he touts eliminating the South Carolina income tax.

  • York County Council meets to vote on tax district extension, Herald Online (September 3, 2014)
    A week after the local school board formally objected to an extension of the special tax district for another 10 years, the York County Council deferred sending a letter to the city agreeing to the extension. All taxing entities must agree to put any increased revenue into the tax district, therefore the city needs agreement from York County and the local school district to extend the term.


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