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TAMPA — Soon after Hillsborough County leaders indicated they might seek a sales tax increase for transportation projects, several prominent private consulting firms started jockeying for work on a potential campa...
TAMPA — Hillsborough County residents have just under three weeks left to make their opinions heard about the county’s transportation future.
Even before Hillsborough County Administrator Mike Merrill asked the sheriff’s office to investigate the Go Hillsborough transportation initiative, local Republican leaders had taken a stand against the project.<...
TAMPA — Hillsborough County Commission Chair Sandy Murman said Wednesday she will introduce an ordinance that will more fully inform residents about who is trying to influence their public officials.
TAMPA — Hillsborough County commissioners adopted a $4.8 billion budget Thursday night that includes money for new parks and community centers, increased road maintenance and additional conservation land purchases...
Hillsborough County commissioners voted unanimously to support state legislation that would allow ride-share companies to operate legally but with regulations the companies have so far rejected.
Jim Norman, running in a Hillsborough County Commission race that some local Republicans wish he’d skipped, is still the odds-on favorite to win the GOP primary, political observers say.
TAMPA — Hillsborough County’s conservation lands program, which was practically bankrupt, is getting an infusion of money thanks to better-than-expected property tax revenues.
After some fits and starts, the Apollo Beach Nature Park restoration project is accomplishing its objective: restoring plant and animal habitat.
Hundreds of people of all ages decided to beat the heat and escape the rain Monday at the Brandon Elks Lodge’s second annual Bluegrass Festival & Community Labor Day Picnic.
TAMPA — Five months after Hillsborough County’s last internal auditor left, commissioners filled the job with someone commissioners had borrowed from the clerk of court’s office.
Acknowledging past mistakes and promising never to mislead the public again, Jim Norman said Monday he will attempt to regain a seat on the Hillsborough County Commission — a job he held for 18 years.
LUTZ — For three days, muddy water washed over a stretch of Van Dyke Road, turning nearby Lake Crenshaw into a chocolate-colored pond.
TAMPA — Hillsborough County’s internal auditor position was approved by voters to increase efficiency in county government and save taxpayers’ dollars.
TAMPA — Hillsborough County government continues its Go Hillsborough public meetings this week, gathering public comments on proposed transportation improvement projects.
TAMPA — For all its recent economic success, the Tampa area still lags behind other U.S. metro areas that are home to major corporate headquarters.
TAMPA — The chairman of Hillsborough County’s Public Transportation Commission says he has a plan to break the group’s impasse with ride-share companies Uber and Lyft.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office will begin overseeing misdemeanor probation in October with a promise to reduce costs, improve communication and help lower-level offenders straighten out their lives.
Hillsborough County emergency management teams have documented $1.2 million worth of flooding damage to private businesses and homes, but that wasn’t enough to get federal assistance for the victims.
TAMPA — Florida, the nation’s third most-populous state, ranks No. 1 on one of the sadder lists of statistics — the rate of accidental drowning among kids 4 and under.