Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Mike Grego

Nicole Carr seeks to parlay education background into Pinellas School board seat

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

It’s essentially de rigueur for any school board candidate to say they “truly love education.” In Nicole Carr‘s case, the proof is in her CV, which shows her background as a teacher, school counselor, assistant principal and district administrator over the past 24 years, the last 18 spent in Florida. Now she’s trying to parlay that experience into a seat on the Pinellas County School Board in 2018. “I think there are definitely a lot of very difficult decisions that need…

Keep Reading

Mitch Perry’s 5 people to watch in Tampa Bay politics in 2016

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

It’s been a long contentious year in Tampa Bay, from Pinellas County’s “Failure Factories” and Beth Leytham in Tampa City Hall to the evolving political landscape that has drawn Charlie Crist for another bid for elected office. Good or bad, 2015 offered a little something for everyone (to cheer or argue about). Now that the New Year is finally in sight, here are the top five people to watch in Tampa Bay for 2016: Mike Grego — It hasn’t been an…

Keep Reading

Kathy Castor still not ready to announce on Iran nuclear deal

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

Tampa Bay area Democratic U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor says she’s not ready to announce whether she supports the Iran nuclear deal, but will within the next week or so. “I’m still visiting with constituents and doing my research,” Castor told reporters who gathered to speak with her after she participated in a press conference on the USF Tampa campus. Castor and the rest of her colleagues will vote on the issue next month when Congress reconvenes. If the GOP-led House and/or Senate…

Keep Reading

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
Go to Top