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Bob Buckhorn delivers his ‘not sexy’ $850 million budget

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Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn appeared before the City Council on Thursday for nearly an hour to deliver his $850.2 million FY2016 budget, a budget he admitted is “not sexy.” “This budget is not going to include a lot of glamour, but it gets the job done,” he said, emphasizing the much-needed investments in basic infrastructure, such as a large increase in stormwater improvements. As every resident or visitor to Tampa realizes, one large rainstorm can paralyze traffic throughout the city,…

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