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Hillsborough Transportation Tax Defeated

02 Nov 2010 9:23 PM | Jackson McQuigg (Administrator)

Bad news for light rail and transit supporters in Tampa and Hillsborough County.

The countywide transportation tax, which would have provided funds for light rail and transit, has been roundly defeated.

Election results here: http://www2.tbo.com/election-results/2010/county/hillsborough-county-transportation-tax/ 

and analysis here: http://www2.tbo.com/content/2010/nov/03/030912/anti-tax-sentiment-derails-transportation-tax/news-breaking/

The Florida Coalition of Rail Passengers had endorsed this initiative.

--Jackson McQuigg

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