"The plans being discussed would bump the statewide sales tax from 6 cents on the dollar to 7 cents, with any local taxes tacked on to that. The proposal floated by the Florida Education Association, a 140,000-member union, would expire after three years."
Interesting chart from the article:
The amount of the proposed sales tax increase
The amount the Florida Education Association says it would cost a family of four each week.
The amount the increase is expected to raise annually for public education and colleges and universities.
Gov. Charlie Crist's proposed education budget for the coming fiscal year.