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Americans for Prosperity aims to stop Hillsborough OK of $29 million for Bucs stadium

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Next Wednesday, the Hillsborough County Commission is poised to approve an agreement with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that will include spending $29 million in taxpayers money for improvements to Raymond James Stadium, the home of the Bucs that was built with public money back in 1996. That money would come from 4 cents of the 5-cent county tourist tax, which must be spent on sports facilities or promoting tourism. But expect the board to encounter some turbulence before that vote, as…

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