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HART still hoping for funding from Tallahassee

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Before the 2015 legislative session commenced last month, Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) Board Chairman Mike Suarez wrote to Pasco County area legislator Richard Corcoran, the chairman of the Tampa Bay area legislative delegation, with a list of priorities that the transit agency hoped the state could provide funding for this year. But with just two weeks to go before the session is scheduled to end, HART executive director Katharine Eagan said today that their only hope to see any movement…

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Hillsborough County transit agency has $50 million in needs from Tallahassee this session

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Last week the Tampa Bay Business Journal reported that HART is seeking more than $50 million from the Florida Legislature this year, an amount that apparently surprised some members of the Hillsborough County transit agency. “I don’t remember $50 million,” board member Bryan Crino confessed at the agency’s monthly board meeting on Monday. That’s because most of the discussion at the board in recent months has been regarding a $7 million request for a down payment on the creation of a farebox system…

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