Tag Archives: roads

In the News: Florida Medical Marijuana Signatures, Two Tomato Hybrids, Increased Speed Limit Bill, New Execution Protocol

By on January 16th, 2014 | Last updated: January 16, 2014 at 2:29 pm

Group says it has enough signatures to put medical marijuana on Florida ballot – United for Care announced Wednesday that it collected more than 1.1 million signatures from people in support of medical marijuana. Supporters hope to have a constitutional amendment […]

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Changes For Northwest 8th Avenue In Gainesville

By on August 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: August 2, 2013 at 9:29 am

Some Northwest 8th Avenue changes planned for Sunday.

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Alachua County, Gainesville residents to vote on road surtax

By on October 31st, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:51 pm

With the Nov. 6 general election five days away, Gainesville and Alachua County residents will have to vote on a number local issues. One of the them includes a proposed surtax, which would fund an estimated $337 million in road improvements through a 3/4-cent sales tax.

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‘Fix our Roads’ referendum pits city against county

By on October 11th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:36 pm

A referendum on the November ballot in Alachua County will ask voters to approve a three-fourths of a cent sales tax increase to pay for increased repairs to local roads. The tax, expected to collect $300 million, would expire after 15 years.

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Alachua County debates road improvement tax

By on September 13th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:38 pm

The proposal would increase the existing sales tax from 6.5 to 6.75 percent

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