The Weekly View: 2014 Mayor’s River O’Green


 

The Weekly View - Mayor Bob Buckhorn

Monday, March 10, 2014

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Mayor Bob Buckhorn
 
         
         

"From the Desk of Mayor Buckhorn" is designed to give citizens greater insight into the Mayor's Office. Every week, Mayor Buckhorn will offer a snippet of what he's currently working on.

"Bring your family to Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park on Saturday to see the green river, and enjoy the day in downtown Tampa. This will be a great, friendly event with lots to do and see. As the Irish saying goes, ‘at the Mayor’s River O'Green whatever you do, the luck of the Irish will be there with you.’”

3/4: Tampa Bay Times: Report ranks Tampa the third-best U.S. city to find a job
A new report assembled by WalletHub.com ranks Tampa as the third best city in the country to find a job, citing area wages and cost of living as well as a diverse industrial mix. To Mayor Buckhorn, this reports is indicative of Tampa being the fastest growing metro in the state of Florida.

3/5: Fox 13: Tampa International Airport gets cash for expansion
Last week, the state of Florida announced that it would help fund Tampa International Airport’s expansion plans which will accommodate future growth and demand.

3/6: Tampa Tribune Editorial: Gov. Scott’s commitment a boost to TIA and the Tampa area
Tampa International Airport is a major economic asset to Tampa, and the decision to commit nearly $200 million to the airport’s expansion plans is important for our future as a community.
         
3/8: NBC News: Obamacare Supporters Beat the Bushes for Final Sign-Ups

Mayor Buckhorn opened up the City of Tampa’s recreation centers to help residents get signed up for health insurance. Poor health isn't just bad for individuals; it's bad for our city. Having a high concentration of people with no health coverage means that our entire health system that we all depend upon suffers.

 

 
Schedule Highlights
Tues, Mar 11, 7:45 a.m.
Remarks to NAIOP Tampa Bay
Wed, Mar 12, 7:30 a.m.
Remarks at Leadership Tampa Government Day
Wed, Mar 12, 9 a.m.
Remarks at Annual West Florida Global Real Estate Symposium
Sat, Mar 15, 11 a.m.
Sat, Mar 15, 7:30 p.m.
Rough Riders' St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Mon, Mar 17, 8:30 a.m.
Courtesy visit with Mayor Agustin Iglesias of Oviedo, Spain
Mon, Mar 17, 9 a.m.
Courtesy visit with the Ambassador of Liechtenstein
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