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Special interests advocate for light rail in Tampa Bay

February 13, 2013

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In an article in the Tampa Bay Times, a new advocacy group has formed in Tampa Bay in support of light rail transit.  Connect Tampa Bay, formerly Tampa Bay on Track, has launched a massive marketing campaign to push an initiative for a sales tax increase to fund light rail and other transit improvements in […]

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Light Rail On Track For Tampa Bay Despite Widespread Voter Opposition

January 14, 2013

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Before the 2010 elections, politicians in Hillsborough County were discussing plans for a light rail transit system.  To pay for the project, they voted to have a referendum on the ballot for the citizens to vote on increasing the sales tax from seven to eight percent, a fourteen percent increase.  Between the politicians, bankers, businessmen, […]

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PSA from Melbourne Metro

November 21, 2012

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Have a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving! Kind of scary that they had to do a three minute public service announcement about this!

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Rockin’ on the Right Side

November 3, 2012

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A great article from one of my RightOnline Conservative Bloggers! Truly a great read, especially if you think light rail will save your city! Now I’m Pissed!

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The Republican National Covention, Tropical Storm Isaac and Mass Transit

August 25, 2012

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This past week, articles came out in the Tampa Bay Times , WTSP  and Salon.com  regarding Tampa’s “transportation mess.” These journalists appear to agree that Tampa would be a really great city if it were not for its lack of light rail. As an impending Tropical Storm (possibly soon to be upgraded to Hurricane) Isaac, […]

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Right Reason newsletter August 1, 2012

August 1, 2012

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From Atlas Shrugs – Obama’s State Department (Hillary)  Criticizes French Islamic Veil Ban – Perhaps she should be more worried about mayors banning a business like Chick-Fil-A for speaking honestly about their beliefs.  Is this a result of her close relationship with her chief of staff Huma Abedin? From Transportation Expert Wendell Cox – Atlanta […]

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Vancouver: “Light Rail is Coming Whether People Want it or Not”

June 13, 2012

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Light rail is being rejected by taxpayers across the country…so why is government so insistent on pushing it against our will? KATU TV News: Vancouver deciding on whether to pass a head tax per employee or raise the sales tax to pay for light rail ….or better yet, BOTH!

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Right Reason newsletter June 3, 2012

June 3, 2012

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Farmer Panic! Crops die as government blocks wells – An example of the effects of government control of water use. The solution is simple, but not legal anymore! Southerland, Gulf fishermen cry “war” over fishing regulations – Faulty, or fraudulent information, the precautionary principle, Agenda 21, it is killing our fishing industry in Florida and […]

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Light rail fare for May 19, 2012

May 19, 2012

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Virginia Beach firefighters union opposes light rail – Teachers are also concerned that light rail will cannibalize funds for vital services Bellevue light rail route could put some on the wrong side of the tracks – How would you like a train in your back yard? Do you think that it would affect your property […]

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Light rail fare for May 18, 2012

May 18, 2012

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Virginia Beach police groups also say no to light rail – Joined with firefighters One shot at downtown Denver light rail – It happened yesterday at 2:00 pm! One injured after light rail collides with MTA maintenance truck – “Service was delayed for a couple of hours.” Milwaukee light rail line attracts $85 million from […]

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