Florida Keys News - Key West Citizen
Sunday, January 26, 2014
PILT monies from feds go away; offset taxes

A federal funding program that brings in $1.2 million a year to Monroe County has expired, and county officials and House Rep. Joe Garcia are lobbying to get the funding reauthorized.

The $1.2 million comes to the county as part of the Payment-in-Lieu-of-Taxes (PILT) program. The program doles out federal payments to local governments that help offset losses in taxes on fede...

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