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Mitch Perry Report for 11.19.15 — HCC’s president under fire

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Two stories locally and statewide I’d like to draw your attention to this morning. The Tampa Tribune’s Anastasia Dawson has the goods on a story that has been floating around for a few weeks — how the majority of the faculty at Hillsborough Community College want to oust school President Ken Atwater. “A recent survey issued to nearly all full-time faculty at HCC garnered a slew of complaints against the president: He consistently misses meetings and campus events. He rarely interacts with faculty…

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Uber-friendly legislation tops Hillsborough politicians’ wish list

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The Hillsborough County Legislative Delegation will consider five proposed “local bills” that touch on the operations of “transportation network companies,” such as Uber and Lyft, according to an email sent to members on Tuesday. The 14-member delegation of state representatives and senators from both parties will go over the proposed legislation at its meeting next Friday, Senate legislative aide Chris Spencer said. Local bills, as opposed to general bills, apply “to an area or group that is less than the total area…

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