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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.
Count local officers of the court among those concerned enough about youths and guns to do something about it. On Friday night, they helped put a group of teenagers through a mock trial ...
TAMPA — A move to strengthen Hillsborough County’s conservation lands program with BP oil spill settlement money was turned back by county commissioners Wednesday.
After years of talk, Hillsborough County leaders say they’re ready to start creating an “Innovation District” in the downtrodden but economically promising area around the University of South Florida...
TAMPA — Hillsborough County has failed in its attempt to recover legal fees from a Plant City winery owner who filed an unsuccessful ethics complaint against Commissioner Al Higginbotham.
TAMPA — Many consider the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill one of America’s worst environmental disasters.
TAMPA — Business organizations are gearing up to lead the campaign to pass a half-cent sales tax for transportation projects if county commissioners agree to put the tax on the Novemb...
TAMPA — A small group of Sierra Club and tea party members asked Hillsborough County commissioners Thursday to commit money to fixing roads now instead of waiting for a
Taxable property values in Hillsborough County rose by nearly 7.8 percent this year, the third straight year of recovering values since the end of the recession.
TAMPA — A 2013 study indicated manufacturers in Hillsborough County were having a hard time finding workers with the skills to operate modern factory equipment.
Neighbors who say a landowner has tried to block their access to the Alafia River won a small victory Friday before Hillsborough County code enforcement special magistrates.
Nothing says Fourth of July like an orange stretch limo pulling a giant marijuana cigarette down Main Street.
TAMPA — A company in line to receive a $2.4 million contract to supervise probationers in Hillsborough County has been fired in one California county and scolded in another for losing...
TAMPA — On the eve of a long-awaited decision to seek a sales tax increase for roads and mass transit, one of the key groups in the pro-transit alliance is now calling for an increase...
TAMPA — Hillsborough County code enforcement officers are again cracking down on the owners of a north-county mansion that once housed a finishing school for strippers.
TAMPA — A private company accused of violating the rights of poor, low-level criminal offenders is on the verge of winning a contract to supervise misdemeanor probation in Hillsboroug...
TAMPA — Hillsborough County government is on the hook for $143,000 because of accounting errors that led to a shortfall in a firefighters’ union leave account.