Sports Worship Costing Hillsborough Taxpayers Million$

    By Scott Myers, Contributor On July 15, the Hillsborough Board of County Commissioners, by a vote of 6 to 1, approved a proposal from the Tampa Sports Authority (TSA) to spend $10.4 million of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act money to implement Corona Virus safety …

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Hillsborough Directs CARES $$ to Billionaires

    By Scott Myers, Contributor John Lewis, a true American hero, said “When you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have to speak up.” You have to say something; you have to do something.” So I’m doing my little bit about something very wrong. …

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Vinik Protegé DeMeulenaere Resurfaces Near Boston

    By Jim Bleyer   Molly Demeulenaere, who spent a rocky tenure as CEO of the Museum of Science and Industry, is now in Massachusetts still promoting the arts. She is billed as a Development Consultant at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, Inc., a ferry ride from Boston. …

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Jim Davison to Challenge County Commissioner Pat Kemp

    By Jim Bleyer Jim Davison, a conservative activist and emergency room physician, is expected to file papers this week for the Hillsborough County Commission District 6 seat held by Pat Kemp. The heavyweight matchup promises to be a referendum on countywide transportation which has been a fiasco for …

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Hagan Only Tip of Iceberg in FBI Probe

  By Jim Bleyer The federal investigation into shady land deals in Hillsborough County includes several targets besides County Commissioner Ken Hagan and his family, Tampa Bay Beat has learned. Those being investigated include private citizens as well as other public officials, according to our source in Tallahassee.  No specific …

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Sunshine Needed to Ditch Transit Tax Storm Cloud

    By Sharon Calvert, from Eye on Tampa Bay The Jeff Vinik-inspired All for Transportation (AFT) transit tax is a storm cloud of dishonesty and deception hovering over Hillsborough County. Honesty and transparency are lacking in addressing transportation issues. AFT created a myth in their $4 million marketing campaign …

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Court Hammers Transit Language; Times Declares Victory

    By Mark Calvert, from Eye on Tampa Bay Now that much of the mandated spending constraints All For Transportation tax hike have been found unconstitutional, all the media, business elites, politicians and proponents that were so wrong about the legal issues, are pushing hard to reinstate the “will …

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