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MidPoint 4/19 – Former U.S. Rep Alan Grayson & Hillsborough County Commissioner Stacy White

Alan Grayson will soon be announcing his comeback for a seat in the U.S. Congress, though what district in Florida he’ll be representing is still unknown. The Orlando-area firebrand, who was defeated in his last...
Confederate memorial public comment

Dramatic reversal: Hillsborough will move its Confederate monument

The Confederate veterans’ monument in Tampa will be moved after all; Wednesday, after overwhelming public outcry for removing the statue, Hillsborough County Commissioners voted 4 to 2 to move it. It’s a dramatic reversal of...
Dayna Lazarus. race transit transportation

Bringing up race gets activist tossed from transit meeting

A social justice activist was escorted out of a transportation meeting Monday night after bringing up the role of transit policy in reinforcing racial injustice. Dayna Lazarus works with several groups including Organize Florida, SURJ...
Confederate monument

Hillsborough Commissioners vote to keep Confederate monument

The monument to Confederate soldiers outside a Tampa court administration building is staying put; after nearly two hours of heated public comment the Hillsborough County Commission voted 4-3 Wednesday to keep the memorial. Members of the...
Les Miller

Hillsborough looks at smart ways to grow

Population growth and development continue to expand in Hillsborough County, especially in what used to be the sparsely-populated “south county;” so County Commissioners want to find out the best way to grow in order to...
Rick Kriseman

Hillsborough on board for Tampa-St. Pete ferry

Hillsborough County is on board with a pilot program to link the downtowns of St. Petersburg and Tampa with a high-speed ferry service. Hillsborough will spend $350,000 for the six-month test-run that will begin in...
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Hillsborough County threatens legal action against SWFWMD if plan to pump Morris Bridge Sink moves forward

Hillsborough County Commissioners oppose a plan to pump water from a sinkhole near Thonotosassa as one source to restore flow to the Lower Hillsborough River; meeting as the county’s Environmental Protection Commission Thursday morning, commissioners...
Les Miller

Hillsborough approves $29 million for Bucs stadium upgrade

The Hillsborough County Commission overwhelmingly approved nearly $29 million for upgrades to the county-owned football stadium that’s home to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The county’s chief financial administrator, Bonnie Wise, says the public funds come...

Confederate flag comes down in Hillsborough County Center

The confederate flag flying in the Hillsborough County Center will come down by Thursday. After a heated public discussion the Hillsborough County Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to send the flag to a museum. Les Miller,...

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