Tag: Hillsborough County Commission District 1

Kelly HayesAugust 6, 2020
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Should taxpayers foot the bill for projects to address climate change? Or should the burden be put on the companies that contributed to pollution and environmental damages?  Hillsborough County Commission candidates addressed this question and others related to climate change, racial justice and the coronavirus pandemic at a virtual forum Wednesday night.  The forum, which […]

Drew WilsonJuly 2, 2018
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Tampa Republican Aakash Patel posted his fifth consecutive report showing more than $25,000 raised for his Hillsborough County Commission campaign. The District 7 candidate added $14,750 for his political committee, Elevate Tampa, and another $13,000 for his campaign account, for a total haul of $27,750 during last month. Those figures include contributions for the last […]

Drew WilsonJune 4, 2018
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Republican Aakash Patel raised more than $30,000 last month for his bid to succeed Sandra Murman in the District 1 seat on the Hillsborough County Commission. May brought $19,386 in new money to Patel’s campaign account and another $11,000 to his political committee, Elevate Tampa. He has now raised more than $450,000 since filing for […]

Drew WilsonMay 14, 2018
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Republican Aakash Patel announced Monday that Hillsborough County Firefighters Local 2294, which represents more than 1,000 area firefighters, has endorsed his campaign for Hillsborough County Commission. “Hillsborough County Firefighters proudly support Aakash Patel for Hillsborough County Commission District 1. Mr. Patel has an extensive history of supporting all aspects of Hillsborough County public safety. His […]


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