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Can-do Crist sets centrist tone

Published March 7, 2007

From left, Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio, (R), Miami, Gov. Charlie Crist, and Florida Senate President Ken Pruitt, (R), Port St. Lucie, rejoice after the completion of Crist's State of the State address.
[Times photo: Scott Keeler]
[Times photo: Scott Keeler]
Crist's parents, Nancy and Charles Crist, are acknowledged by their son during his State of the State address.


"Whatever form of property tax relief you decide upon, it must be comprehensive, it must bring real relief to our people, and it must be put before the voters this year."


"Will we take this gift of public service and use our time here together to bring meaningful reform to Florida? Or will we waste it through neglect or partisan divide? You know I am an optimist. I believe we will not waste this gift, this trust." ON CRIME

"Let us send a clear message to violent criminals: If they violate probation, they are going back to jail where they can do no further harm to our people and our children."


[Last modified March 7, 2007, 01:01:53]

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