Tag: Sandy Murman
Cutouts are seated at Oakland Coliseum as Chicago White Sox's Dallas Keuchel, center, pitches to Oakland Athletics' Tommy La Stella during Game 2 of an American League wild-card baseball series in Oakland, California.

Mitch PerryMay 21, 2015

She didn’t even make the initial list of finalists, but now Janet Dougherty will soon become only the third executive director of the Hillsborough County Environmental Protection Commission (EPC). The 53-year-old Hillsborough County native comes with 25 years of experience in local and state environmental policy and business management, and she wasn’t even on the short […]

Mitch PerryMay 20, 2015

Although every member of the Hillsborough County Commission weighed in this morning regarding their concern about the issue of wage theft in the county, the Republican members prescription of how to alleviate the problem drew the wrath of the measure’s proponent, Democrat Kevin Beckner. Beckner said that his colleagues worries about growing the size of government outweighed […]

Mitch PerryMay 19, 2015

Tuesday, May 19, was to be the day when undocumented parents of U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents could begin applying for temporary deportation relief and work authorization under a new deferred action program known as DAPA (Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents). It was announced by President Barack Obama in November […]

Mitch PerryMay 18, 2015

Helen Gordon Davis, the first woman from Hillsborough County elected to serve in the Florida Legislature, died from congestive heart failure on Monday. She was 88. “She was one of the most effective, powerful women leaders in the Florida Legislature,” said Hillsborough County Commissioner Chair Sandy Murman said last fall at an event at the Women’s Centre in Hyde […]

Mitch PerryMarch 2, 2015

Last week the Tampa Bay Business Journal reported that HART is seeking more than $50 million from the Florida Legislature this year, an amount that apparently surprised some members of the Hillsborough County transit agency. “I don’t remember $50 million,” board member Bryan Crino confessed at the agency’s monthly board meeting on Monday. That’s because most of […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 3, 2015

Showing once again that she’s determined to make a mark on the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit board, member Kathleen Shanahan expressed frustration today that she wasn’t aware of any financial requests that the transit agency had made of its local legislative delegation, a month before the 2015 legislative session in Tallahassee. “I feel like we’re going […]


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