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Mayor Buckhorn upcoming state of the city presentation March 25

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Tuesday March 25, 2014, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn will announce the accomplishments and visions of Tampa in his State of The City presentation.

The event is scheduled for 10:30am Tuesday at The Armature Works.

Mayor Buckhorn will place emphasis on the economic road map for the city, neighborhood partnerships with the city and safety on the streets of Tampa.

Mayor Buckhorn's economic agenda for Tampa includes trade trips to Brazil, Panama and India that grants business opportunities and trade agreements to last for years.

In 2012, Florida exported an estimate of $15.8 billion to Brazil, making it the State's leading export market.

In December 2013, Mayor Buckhorn traveled on the first direct flight from Tampa International Airport to Panama on The Copa Airlines after securing airline flights between TIA and Panama's Tocumen International Airport.

In February 2014, Mayor Buckhorn traveled to Mumbai, India in advance of the International Indian Film Awards that Tampa will host in April 2014. This event, known as, "Bollywood Oscars", will be viewed by approximately 800 million people in its first American city as host, being Tampa.

In his presentation the Mayor will include the commendable service of firefighters, police and city officials. His speech will also include the development of new apartment buildings, the riverwalk, water park restoration, bike ridership, neighborhood partnerships with the city and other interesting and vital points of a wonderful city under great care and stewardship.



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