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All for Transportation Hires Big-Gun Lawyers to Shut Down Lawsuit

December 31, 2018 - 6:00am
Attorney Barry Richard

All for Transportation (AFT) created the 5-page tax-hike charter amendment that led to Hillsborough County Commissioner Stacy White's lawsuit, case #18-CA-011749

Transit Greed, School Need Propagandize 21.4 Percent Tax Hike

November 1, 2018 - 6:00am

It is unfortunate but hardly unexpected. The school needs and the transit-greed tax-hike campaigns joined forces to push both tax hikes over the finish line on Nov. 6.

Vinik Shuts Down Debate on Transit Tax, Buys off Media

October 26, 2018 - 6:00am

The billionaires are entitled. They buy off the media. They bankroll a deceptive advertising campaign for a massive tax hike that never mentions the word “tax”. They want to shut down any debate about their $16 billion rail tax boondoggle.

'All For Transportation' Tax Will Increase Congestion

October 10, 2018 - 6:00am

Despite the $2 million-and-growing advertising campaign for All For Transportation and the 1 cent, 14 percent sales tax increase proposed as a county charter amendment in Hillsborough County, the plan will increase congestion and not relieve it.

Bribery, Misrepresentation Mark Push to Sell Transit Tax to Hillsborough Voters

September 29, 2018 - 6:00am
Beth Alden, Hillsborough MPO executive director

The Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization is dysfunctional and in need of a big housecleaning: a new executive director and new staff.

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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