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Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

Politics

More political twists with Hillsborough’s auditor post

TAMPA — Hillsborough County’s internal auditor position was approved by voters to increase efficiency in county government and save taxpayers’ dollars.
Published: 08/25/15

Supporters of Iran agreement feel momentum on Capitol Hill

Associated Press
Published: 08/25/15

Public can weigh in on Hillsborough transportation improvement plans

TAMPA — Hillsborough County government continues its Go Hillsborough public meetings this week, gathering public comments on proposed transportation improvement projects.
Published: 08/24/15
Artists will enliven Ashley Drive’s Poe garage

Artists will enliven Ashley Drive’s Poe garage

Marred by dark, dank spaces and unlovingly constructed from large concrete slabs, parking garages have long been the bane of city planners looking to beautify urban areas.
Published: 08/24/15
St. Pete public works director quits after meeting with mayor

St. Pete public works director quits after meeting with mayor

ST. PETERSBURG – City Public Works Administrator Mike Connors, who has headed the city’s largest and most controversial projects, retired Monday after meeting with Mayor Rick Kriseman.
Published: 08/24/15
Walker’s plan to replace Obamacare hinges on a tricky subsidy rollback

Walker’s plan to replace Obamacare hinges on a tricky subsidy rollback

MADISON, Wis. – Republican Scott Walker’s plan for repealing and replacing President Barack Obama’s health care law hinges on what many see as a nearly insurmountable obstacle – getting 60 votes in the Senate.
Published: 08/23/15
New residences rising to challenge of more liveable downtown Tampa

New residences rising to challenge of more liveable downtown Tampa

TAMPA — It’s a well-worn chestnut that Mayor Bob Buckhorn has trotted out on the campaign trail, in front of civic boosters and, well, anyone who will listen.
Published: 08/23/15
Flood fixes draw criticism, support as Tampa assessment vote nears

Flood fixes draw criticism, support as Tampa assessment vote nears

TAMPA — The floodwaters that inundated Tampa recently have largely receded, but the dispute over how to tackle flooding may not reach its high-water mark until Thursday.
Published: 08/23/15

Protests of Planned Parenthoods sites include Tampa, St. Pete

Anti-abortion activists are protesting today at more than a dozen Planned Parenthood facilities across Florida, including those in Tampa and St. Petersburg.
Published: 08/22/15

Grant arising from mass killings to fund youth mental health services

TAMPA — A new federal grant will provide at-risk students in Hillsborough County mental health services both in and out of school.
Published: 08/22/15