Tag: Orange County Tourism Development Tax
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Scott PowersSeptember 9, 2016
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In the next move in Orlando’s tourism money chess match, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs has agreed to put $45 million toward finishing Orlando’s Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. The move, assuming Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer agrees and the appropriate boards all sign off, means the postponed-into-limbo final phase known as the acoustic […]

Scott PowersMay 6, 2016
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6min315
Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs has sent messages on two controversial fronts involving the county’s lucrative tourist tax, asking the Tourist Development Council to put up money to attract the NFL Pro Bowl and to think about pushing for an ordinance to deal with future tourist tax issues. The latter request — Jacobs actually only softly suggested […]


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