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St. Pete City Councilmembers endorse Jennifer Webb for state House

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Jennifer Webb, the Democratic candidate for State House District 69, has been endorsed by four St. Petersburg council members as well as the vice mayors of Gulfport and Redington Beach. St. Petersburg City Council members Darden Rice, Amy Foster, Karl Nurse, and Lisa Wheeler-Bowman praised Webb’s willingness to oppose special interests. Gulfport’s Michael Fridovich and Redington Beach’s Fred Steierman agreed. “Jennifer Webb has made a commitment to fight against big money and special interests,” Rice said. “As a member of…

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Charlie Crist, St. Pete City Councilmembers stand against gun violence

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Former Gov. Charlie Crist, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and four council members took a stand against gun violence Thursday when the Vocal Majority bus tour stopped in the city. The bus tour is the inspiration of former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Navy combat veteran and retired NASA astronaut Captain Mark Kelly. Neither Giffords nor Kelly was there. But those who were there carried the anti-gun violence message forward. Kriseman referred to the candlelit ceremony held on…

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Rick Kriseman, St. Pete Council members join call to stop gun violence

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St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and council members Lisa Wheeler-Bowman and Amy Foster will join the 2016 Vocal Majority Bus Tour Thursday as it stops in the city to call on voters this November to help stop gun violence. The event will be the fourth stop of the 2016 Vocal Majority Tour — a six-week, 14-state national bus tour that stretches until Election Day. The Vocal Majority Tour is traveling to communities in battleground states and districts for grassroots events with…

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