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Rick Scott names Mike Griffin to Tampa Port Authority, slams agency’s wasteful spending

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Gov. Rick Scott has named Mike Griffin, a well-regarded local leader and current chair of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, to the Tampa Port Authority. While announcing Griffin’s appointment, Scott took a shot at the agency over reports of excessive spending.

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Samara Sodos returns to region as spokesperson for Port Tampa Bay

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Samara Sodos, a former news reporter at WFLA News Channel 8 for more than a decade, has returned to the community to become the new spokesperson for Port Tampa Bay.

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Ed Miyagishima departing position at Port Tampa Bay

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Ed Miyagishima, the Vice President of Communications and External Affairs at Port Tampa Bay and a senior adviser to CEO Paul Anderson, announced that he is leaving his position to “lead the charge” to have Tampa Bay host the 2019 Medal of Honor Convention. Miyagishima, who had been with the port for four years, made the announcement on his Facebook page Wednesday night. “I’m humbled and excited for this new chapter which will allow me to represent and showcase the American heroes and military community I love…

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