Transit activists ready to put transportation tax on the ballot if Hillsborough commissioners won’t

  • There’s already chatter about a petition drive to collect signatures for a referendum that would ask Hillsborough voters to raise the sales tax by a half cent for transportation projects.
  • Each year of the tax would raise approximately $117.5 million for transportation infrastructure.
  • Two commissioners who voted against Go Hillsborough in April, Victor Crist and Al Higginbotham, approved the public hearing for the 15-year option.

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@HillsboroughMPO: “Transit activists ready to put transportation tax on the ballot if Hillsborough commissioners won’t via @TB_Times”


TAMPA — Transportation activists have a Hail Mary ready in their back pocket if Hillsborough County commissioners don’t put a sales tax increase on the November ballot:They can try to get it there themselves.


Transit activists ready to put transportation tax on the ballot if Hillsborough commissioners won’t

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