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Transportation tax group joins Fla. high court battle

Aug 02, 2019 - Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA - The legal saga surrounding Hillsborough County's one-cent transportation sales tax continued Thursday when All For Transportation, the advocacy group that helped pass the tax, filed two appeals in cases bound for the Florida Supreme Court.

Circuit Judge Rex Barbas upheld the tax last month but struck the new, voter-approved language in the county charter that dictated how the revenue should be spent. Two appeals were filed shortly after, one by Apollo Beach resident Robert Emerson ...