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St. Pete progressives want City Council candidates to focus on ‘New Deal’

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Acknowledging that discussing the sewage system, the plight of the Tampa Bay Rays potential stadium relocation, and the escalating costs of a new Pier are important issues, members of the People’s Budget Review (PBR) advocacy group said Wednesday that with fewer resources coming from Tallahassee and Washington, D.C., the candidates running for St. Petersburg mayor and City Council need to focus on the bread and butter issues that directly affect people’s lives.

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Democratic legislative candidates talk Donald Trump, reparations and diapers in Tiger Bay Forum

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Although many polls show the presidential election could go either way, the Democratic candidates in Florida’s Senate District 19 and House District 70 at Friday’s Suncoast Tiger Bay Club meeting say they can’t fathom an America with Donald Trump leading the nation. “There are 45 million Republicans in this country, and that’s the best they can come up with?” asked an incredulous Dan Fiorini, a first-time candidate in HD 70 who served as a legislative aide to former Democratic state Rep. Helen Spivey two decades ago.…

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