If you’re thinking about booking a hotel in Florida through a travel agency anytime soon, beware. Trial attorneys and major hotel chains have teamed up to create a tax on fees charged by online and offline travel agencies. WUFT FM’s Laura McKeeman has more on a bill that will try to prevent the proposed tax.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPTourismTaxWRAP.mp3]
Commissioners passionately expressed their disappointments, concerns, rebuttals and hope for the future before unanimously approving a motion to add a discussion of racial and equity disparities to the agenda of the next joint meeting.