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Emotions raw over Donald Trump immigration, refugee stance at Tampa Tiger Bay Club

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Tensions over Donald Trump were high at the Friday meeting of the Tampa Tiger Bay Club. The president’s recent travel ban on seven mostly Muslim countries and his executive order expanding the authority for individual immigration officers to detain and deport undocumented immigrants are two of the most explosive issues he addressed in his first month in office. Pressure those events have engendered were reproduced to some extent the luncheon event at the Ferguson Law Center. “No matter what your view is on immigration,…

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Tampa millennials talk about Hillary Clinton’s infrastructure proposals

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Although discussions of public policy seems to be taking a backseat during this presidential election cycle, both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have announced they would propose major plans to rebuild U.S. infrastructure if elected in November. Clinton has announced a five-year, $275 billion plan, and last month, Trump announced his own infrastructure plan would “at least double” Clinton’s plan. But does anyone know what’s in those plans? The Clinton campaign hosted a panel featuring Tampa millennials and former elected lawmakers Monday…

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