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Hillsborough County half-percent sales tax for transit plan goes public

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Cautious optimism seemed to be the mood espoused by many members of both the public and lawmakers this afternoon after Hillsborough County Administrator Mike Merrill and Bob Clifford with transportation consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff delivered many (but not all) of the fine details of a proposed half-percent sales transit tax that could go before Hillsborough County voters in the fall of 2016 today. “We are ranked the 11th worst area for traffic congestion in the United States, and that’s something that I don’t…

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