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Despite Rick Scott rejection, Mark Sharpe says Tampa Innovation Alliance is right on course

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Among the many local projects that didn’t escape Rick Scott’s veto pen last week was $2 million earmarked for the Tampa Innovation Alliance, the nascent public-private agency charged with redeveloping the university area of North Tampa. But Mark Sharpe, the agency’s executive director, insists that it’s not a big deal. He says the organization never envisioned receiving state money at all in its first year of operations, and instead hoped to simply capture the attention of the Hillsborough County Commission. The County…

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