Category: Government

Mark Sharpe on Transportation

Mark Sharpe gave a presentation at today’s Exchange Club luncheon addressing the need for a transit plan for the Tampa Bay area and really seems to understand the value of providing mobility options and how it will affect people and organizations decisions to visit, relocate or do business here. I commended him on Facebook where …

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Jefferson on taxes and banks

As we continue to bail out private industries and prepare to file our taxes (or extensions) next week, I am reminded by the following two quotes that this is probably not how the founders (or at least Jefferson) intended it to be. The first relates to the lessons we can learn from our founder as …

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Florida Backyard Card to reward consumers who spend locally

I received a press release today from friend Michelle Todd with Governor Charlie Crist’s office announcing  his support of this grass roots effort to boost Florida’s economy. From the release: Surrounded by a coalition representing Florida businesses, media and city leaders, Governor Charlie Crist today announced a new incentive for Floridians to spend their money …

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