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Governor Scott Makes Campaign Tour Stop in Crawfordville

Governor Scott Campaign Stop in Crawfordville
Posted at 6:16 PM, Sep 12, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-10 10:20:19-04

CRAWFORDVILLE, Fla. (WTXL)-- Governor Rick Scott continues his campaign tour with stops in North Florida.

He was welcomed by a crowd of cheers at the Historic Courthouse in Wakulla County. It's part of his two week long "Let's Keep Working" tax cut tour. Governor Scott made stops in Panama City this morning and then in Crawfordville this afternoon. With the help of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, the governor tried to gain support for proposed tax cuts that he says will reduce taxes on families and small businesses by one billion dollars over the next two years.

"We will be the number one state to raise a family," said Governor Scott. "What do we care about? Our kids, our grandkids, we want them to live where we live. We want them to have success where we live."

"As governor of New Jersey, who knows what it's like to have difficult times and make hard decisions, I can tell you when you become governor, you can't anticipate every problem that's going to come across your desk," said Governor Christie.

Governor Scott is in a tight race this election season with former Governor Charlie Crist, a republican turned democrat. Crist promises to increase education funding saying that school funding and increased teacher pay have always been concerns of his.

Also at the event were Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera, Congressman Steve Southerland and local state representative Halsey Beshears.