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Mitch Perry Report for 4.8.16 – Forget about Paul Ryan as GOP savior. How ’bout James Mattis?

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There’s still two months to go before the final presidential primary elections take place, and more than three months before the Republican National Convention convenes in Cleveland. Yet it’s becoming clearer by the day that with neither Donald Trump, nor Ted Cruz will be able to secure the nomination before the four-day confab this summer. And it’s becoming more of a mainstream thought as the days go by about the possibility that another candidate who is not one of the…

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Tampa Chamber releases preliminary poll numbers on Go Hillsborough that don’t say too much

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Three weeks before the Hillsborough County Commission is scheduled to vote on putting the half-cent Go Hillsborough transportation tax on the ballot, extremely preliminary results from a poll conducted for the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce were released on Thursday. And they don’t really do much to clear up where the voters stand on the issue. The Chamber reports that support for the sales tax was “raised at four different points in the overall survey, with answers of support ranging…

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600 Hillsborough County residents have attended public transit meetings to date

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The Hillsborough County Policy Leadership Group met again today to convene. Well, some of them did. The PLG is made up of all of seven members of the Hillsborough County Commission, plus the mayors of Tampa, Temple Terrace and Plant City. HART officials often sit in as well — all charged with crafting a transit plan that may be taken to the voters in the form of a transit tax referendum in 2016. But nearly half the group at todays’ meeting were…

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