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Les Miller wins Hillsborough County Commission District 3 seat

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Les Miller has won re-election to the Hillsborough County Commission in District 3. A week after Seminole Heights resident Kimberly Overman said she would be taking on Miller in the Hillsborough County Commission District 3 race,  Overman announced on Thursday that she would not run in the Aug. 30 Democratic primary. In a posting on her Facebook page, Overman wrote that after observing Wednesday night’s marathon public hearing by the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization regarding the Tampa Bay Express project, she had decided…

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Mitch Perry Report for 6.22.16 – TBX showdown tonight

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Our latest form of participatory democracy takes place in Tampa tonight, where scores of people will comment on whether or not the Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization should include the Tampa Bay Express project in what is known as their Transportation Improvement Plan. If past is prologue, the majority of speakers will be against the project, and the MPO will go ahead and approve the plan. That’s what happened ten months ago on a very similar vote. Only one member of the MPO, Tampa City…

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Kimberly Overman challenges Les Miller in Hillsborough County District 3 race

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With a little more than two months before the Aug. 30 primary, Seminole Heights small businesswoman and volunteer/activist Kimberly Overman admits that it’s a bit of a “mad dash.” It’s obvious that the Hillsborough County Commission is in desperate need for leadership, Overman added, and thus her entry into the District 3 race against Democratic incumbent Les Miller. “I have no lack of respect for Les Miller,” she said in a phone interview last Thursday. “I’m glad he’s served us as he has. I…

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