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Corcoran takes aim at Walton, Franklin tourism councils

Posted on - By Jim Turner The News Service of Florida

TALLAHASSEE — House Speaker Richard Corcoran wants a dozen local tourist-development councils that have broken ties with Visit Florida — over new state rules Corcoran helped impose — to outline how they spend tax dollars.Corcoran, R-Land O’ Lakes, sent a sharply worded letter Friday to 12 regional tourism councils, saying the House still has the authority to review their books when it comes to taxpayer money.“This attempt to shield financial […]