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Crist's landlord raised rent; will local government's pay the price?

To get handle on why state leaders are ready to crack down on local-government taxing, look no further than Gov. Charlie Crist's landlord.

Lawrence A. Compton was caught wrongfully claiming a homestead exemption on the St. Petersburg condo he rented to Crist, and was then assessed a higher tax bill. He then did what virtually every other landlord does: "He had to pass it on to his tenant, the governor," Crist said.

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