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Hillsborough County to expand eligibility for its health care program

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Hillsborough County Commissioners voted on Wednesday to expand the pool of citizens who can be eligible for their indigent health care plan. Since it’s in existence in 1991, the program has served uninsured adults living at 100 percent below the federal poverty rate. The new plan increases that to those living at 110 percent below the poverty rate. Commissioners also approved a second recommendation to begin including mental health services for outpatients in the system, which served 13,000 people in fiscal year…

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Meet the Pier Park design team: ASD Architects’ John Curran

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The city has released its second “Meet the Design Team” Pier Park bio, this time highlighting John Curran of ASD Architecture in Tampa. Curran is a studio leader at that firm and has worked on various projects around Tampa Bay including the Glaser Children’s Museum and the Florida Aquarium’s Rising Tides exhibit. He also worked on the Highland Recreation Complex in Largo. Curran will serve as the day-to-day contact with the city as Pier Park continues its path to completion.…

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Can we please stop complaining about the new Pier and just get the dang thing built?

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The Tampa Bay Times recently reported that plans for the Pier and its day-to-day operations are “coming together behind the scenes.” Queue the cacophony of ridicule. Enter the calamitous noise of Rick Kriseman haters crying foul over a process too far out of the public eye. The group VoteonthePier.com took to Facebook Monday to lament these silly bells and whistles the city is promising with Pier Park. Before I dive into this, let me throw out a bit of a…

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