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IT provider Vology announces major Pinellas County expansion, adding 200 jobs

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One of the nation’s largest managed information technology service providers is making a major expansion in Pinellas County, adding hundreds of local jobs over the next few years. IT company Vology announced plans Wednesday for 200 new jobs in the area within the next four years. Headquartered in Clearwater, the company has hired 80 staff members in 2016 and now employs 400 people nationwide, 310 of them in Pinellas County. A statement on the expansion project coincided with a congratulatory visit…

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HART board approves agreement with PSTA – but not without considerable debate

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The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority board approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate and collobarate with the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA), but only after adding additional language clarifying that it is not a move towards a potential merger or a regional sales tax increase. That language was needed ostensibly to assuage the MOU’s critics, including HART board member Karen Jaroch. “The MOU is very vague and I keep questioning what is the need for this? And I haven’t…

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Tampa Bay area legislative delegation tries to figure out if local governments can work together on a transportation fix

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State legislators representing the eight counties that make up the Tampa Bay area Legislative Delegation spent two hours in Clearwater on Wednesday discussing attempts to find a way to begin adequately dealing with the region’s myriad transportation issues. According to a new white paper prepared by the D.C. based Enos Center for Transportation for the Tampa Bay Partnership, a regional structure for transportation planning, operations and decision-making is paramount to developing a regional transportation system. Which might make an interested observer…

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