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Joe Henderson: Look for Pat Kemp to turn Hillsborough Commission on its ear

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Pat Kemp officially joined the Hillsborough County Commission when she was sworn into office Wednesday. If she stays true to her nature – and there is no to believe she won’t – Kemp might just turn the Commission on its ear. I hope she does. Most politicians like to play it safe and tell voters what they want to hear. Pat Kemp’s style is to tell what she believes they need to hear. Get used to it. Running for a…

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Joe Henderson: Why not give voters say on Hillsborough County transportation tax?

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So, the Hillsborough County Commission decided, again, to take an important decision out of the hands of those most affected. The public is once again denied the chance to decide if wants to tax itself to pay for things like roads, buses and other transportation necessities. Undeterred by traffic jams and studies showing a quarter-million more people will move to Hillsborough real soon, commissioners Thursday voted 4-3 not to proceed with a November referendum for a 20-year sales tax hike…

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Sandy Murman gears up for re-election with fundraiser on June 16

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Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandy Murman will be looking for campaign donations during a campaign fundraiser next week. Murman currently chairs the Commission and represents District 1 in South Tampa. The fundraiser is on Tuesday, June 16, at Mise En Place on West Kennedy Boulevard from 5:30-7 p.m.. Murman’s invitation does not include a suggested donation, but does list a maximum $1,000 contribution. Supporters can only donate up to that amount to individual campaigns. Murman has already earned support from several…

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