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Transit Proponents Give No Details of $16 Billion Tax Hike

September 21, 2018 - 6:00am

Hillsborough County voters should know what they’re voting on before they vote.

Wake Up and Smell the Coffee: Latest on the Hillsborough Transit Tax Boondoggle

September 13, 2018 - 6:00am

It should come as no surprise that voters and taxpayers are not funding promotion of the grossly misnamed All for Transportation (AFT), 30-year, 14 percent rail tax hike.

Greed Over Need as Hillsborough Schools Go Begging: Thanks, Tampa Bay Times

September 2, 2018 - 11:00am
Plant High School

The Tampa Bay Times needs an intervention.

When You Say 'All for Transportation' in Hillsborough, 'All' Means 5 out of 1.4 Million

August 24, 2018 - 9:00am

Five downtown Tampa special interests contributed $150,000 each to fund the “All for Transportation” (AFT) transit tax-hike petition effort, literally buying their way onto the November ballot in Hillsborough County.

The $750,000 was used to fast-track a proposed massive and unnecessary 30-year transit tax hike that would raise the sales tax to 8 percent -- highest in the state -- if the referendum passes.

The tax will reel in $15-$18 billion. Most of the funds will be earmarked for inside the City of Tampa with about 30 percent of the county’s population.

Audit Required for Hillsborough County's Special-Interest Transit Referendum

July 25, 2018 - 6:00am

Hillsborough County’s All for Transportation sales tax referendum is subject to a performance audit that must be completed and available to the voting public by Sept. 6.

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