Tag: Rick Fernandez

Kelly HayesAugust 18, 2020
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Gwen Myers will advance to the November General Election after defeating four Democrat opponents for a chance at Hillsborough County Commission’s District 3 seat.  Myers earned 26.67% of the vote, narrowly followed by former Tampa City Council member Thomas Scott with 25.77%. The ballot for the nomination was crowded — five Democrats were looking to […]

Kelly HayesAugust 6, 2020
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7min626
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 […]

Mitch PerryMay 22, 2017
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4min315
Over the course of six years as mayor, Bob Buckhorn has said things that have offended some people, but he has rarely (if ever) been forced to apologize. Until now. Unless you’ve been avoiding local (now national) press over the past couple of days, you know the mayor has been (metaphorically) under fire since the Tampa Bay […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 6, 2016
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In their clearest explanation yet, Tallahassee city officials said Tuesday they did not “reject” offers of help from outside utilities in the wake of Hurricane Hermine, but rather just didn’t say “yes” to everyone right away. That was because too many workers, rather than being a boon, would have presented a coordination and safety nightmare, […]


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