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LAWSUIT AIMS AT TAX FOR TRANSIT

Dec 05, 2018 - Tampa Bay Times

County Commissioner Stacy White filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to invalidate a 30-year, $15.8-billion transportation sales tax that voters approved in November.

The 28-page suit filed in Hillsborough Circuit Court named 10 defendants, including the county, the cities of Tampa, Temple Terrace and Plant City, the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority and the county clerk.

If a judge sides with White, who represents eastern and southern Hillsborough County, the 1 percent sales t...