Tag: Moving Hillsborough Forward
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Mitch PerryApril 17, 2017

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) will announce next week a partnership with the Tampa Innovation Alliance to enhance transportation options in the USF area. The plan is to introduce a small fleet of cutting-edge Tesla vehicles into the local market. Since its implementation last year, HART’s HyperLink program has allowed riders to book a ride through a […]

Mitch PerryMay 5, 2016

Democrat David Singer announced Thursday he has raised over $47,000 since declaring his candidacy for the Hillsborough County area House District 60 seat. “I am so proud to have earned the trust and tremendous support from a diverse group of people, including Democrats, Independents and Republicans, young and old, businesses and families,” Singer said in a statement. “Our […]

Mitch PerryApril 27, 2016

Hillsborough County Commissioners unanimously approved increasing what used to be call impact fees but are now dubbed mobility fees. It’s actually a pretty big deal by itself, considering that they hadn’t done so since Ronald Reagan was still president. The fees are designed to have developers pay for the increase in construction to roads needed […]

Mitch PerryApril 12, 2016

Tampa land use attorney David Singer made it official on Tuesday, announcing that he has entered the race for the Hillsborough County based House District 60 open seat that is being vacated by Dana Young. He becomes the first Democrat to declare in the contest. Rebecca Smith and Jackie Toledo are competing for the GOP nomination, as Young is moving on […]

Mitch PerryDecember 29, 2014

Tis the season for year-end lists, so here’s this reporter’s take on the 10 biggest/most interesting developments over the past year in Tampa Bay/Florida politics. 1 – The Florida Democratic Party hits rock bottom. There are a number of reasons why Rick Scott beat Charlie Crist, and the Crist camp’s notion that the $12 million […]


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