The proposal would reduce the amount of cigarette tax dollars going into the state’s general revenue.
The Tampa cancer center has received about $15.5 million a year through the current formula, but the proposed changes would lead to it receiving $26.9 million starting next fiscal year and $38.4 million starting in the 2024-25 fiscal year, according to a Senate staff analysis in March.
Senate sponsor Ed Hooper, R-Clearwater, said in March that the additional money would help Moffitt build a new campus.
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