Hightower retires from Florida Blue but still eyes community, civic roles

Florida Times-Union | Mon, 01 Sep 2014 05:43:23 -0700

“For over three decades, Mike Hightower helped hard-working Florida families and individuals afford and have access to the medical services they needed. … Mike has also been a strong influence in shaping economic policies and attracting businesses to ...

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Hightower Raises $6.5M Series A For Its Commercial Real Estate Platform

TechCrunch | Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:03:40 -0700

Hightower, a “command center for commercial real estate,” today announced that it has raised a $6.5 million Series A round led by its existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners and Thrive Capital. Previous investors RRE Ventures, Red Swan Ventures, ...


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Jim Hightower: Workers organize and wages rise

HollandSentinel.com | Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:13:02 -0700

Syndicated columnist. This Labor Day, you can mull some good news about American jobs for a change. Take the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour — please! That poverty pay is a shameful stain on our extremely rich nation. However, don't count on ...

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Hightower clarifies Ferguson stance

Alton Telegraph | Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:26:15 -0700

Edwardsville Superintendent Ed Hightower said the district is working to develop a framework for discussing the shooting of Michael Brown and subsequent events taking place in the St. Louis suburb in recent weeks. The district came under fire earlier ...

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