Meek & Greene get negative (again) in a debate, Hillsborough County School District really doesn't want class size amendment to take full effect and:Mitch Perry Report 8.11.10

Kendrick Meek & Jeff Greene got it on in Orlando in a debate seen in all of the major markets in Florida last night.  It wasn't edifying or satisfying, except maybe you're Charlie Crist looking to grab Democratic general election votes wherever you can find them.

The Hillsborough County School District discussed "early release" yesterday afternoon - the latest contretemps about the academic school year.  We focused on the discussion regarding the class size amendment, which will go into effect in earnest in a few weeks, though the District is hoping Florida voters will support scaling it back come November at the ballot box.

The Tampa/Hillsborough Expressway Authority and HART just got some cash from the feds to study a bus toll network in the Tampa region.


the report here.

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