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Tampa elected officials, advocates call for Medicaid expansion

Listen: Florida is one of only ten states that hasn’t expanded access to Medicaid. Tampa city leaders and activists gathered across from the Tampa General Hospital today to call for the expansion of coverage. Political...

MPO votes to keep plans to expand I-275

On Tuesday the Metropolitan Planning Organization narrowly voted to keep controversial highway improvements in their 5 year Transportation Improvement Plan. Florida Department of Transportation District 7 Secretary David Gwynn argued in favor of keeping the...
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Hillsborough will study “Boulevard Tampa” & vote on ferry to MacDill AFB

There’s a growing movement among transportation advocates in Tampa to remove I-275 between the I-4 interchange and the I-75 junction and put an at-grade road in its place to re-connect neighborhoods like Seminole Heights and...
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Upper Tampa Bay Trail users oppose changes

In northwestern Hillsborough County, developers want to move a section of the Upper Tampa Bay Trail closer to a highway to give them more land on which to develop apartments near the corner of Gunn...

Citizens upset that Hillsborough considering swapping part of Upper Tampa Bay Trail

Last week the Hillsborough County Commission heard a proposal from a developer who wants to build 300 apartments on land next to the Upper Tampa Bay Trail. Alliance Realty Partners wants to build over part...
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Hillsborough Commission delays decision on expanding to 9 single-member districts

The Hillsborough County Commission has delayed its decision on expanding to nine single-member districts and three other changes to the county charter; that came after several members of the public spoke out Wednesday morning against...

MidPoint April 12- Pat Kemp, Linda Saul-Sena & Taryn Sabia on transit

While a proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line running from Wesley Chapel to St. Petersburg continues to be the major proposal that the Tampa Bay area transportation community is rallying around, there are a number...

MidPoint for Thursday, August 17 – Joan C. Williams, author of “White Working Class”

On the program today we spoke with Joan C. Williams, professor and director of the Center for WorkLife Law at UC Hastings in San Francisco, and the author of “White Working Class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness...
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Protesters chant “Take it down!” at Tampa Confederate monument

About sixty protesters chanted “Take it down!” in front of a monument to Confederate soldiers outside a Hillsborough Courts administration building in downtown Tampa Tuesday morning; they were there for a press conference criticizing last week’s...
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Hillsborough commissioners vote support for trails

Hillsborough County Commissioners agreed Wednesday to ask staff to identify priorities for new hiking and biking trail projects; Democratic Commissioner Pat Kemp proposed the special look at trails. “We seem to have had a little...

MidPoint for Thursday, March 2 – Sherry Turkle and Pat Kemp

We had two guests on this program, starting out with MIT Professor and author Sherry Turkle. Turkle received a joint doctorate in sociology and personality psychology from Harvard University and is a licensed clinical psychologist....

Day Three of Free Political Airtime on Radioactivity Friday

By Rob Lorei On Radioactivity we continued our week long service of offering free airtime for political candidates running for state office or local races who are  on the ballot on November 8th in Hillsborough, Pinellas,...

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