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Rick Kriseman dismisses criticism of raising minimum wage as “crap”

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Speaking on a panel discussing the minimum wage at the Florida Democratic Convention in Lake Buena Vista on Saturday morning, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman dismissed critics of doing such a thing by calling the arguments “crap.” Kriseman, who boasted about the variety of measures that have aided lower-income people and St. Pete employees after being approved by the St. Petersburg City Council, said that leaders like himself need to be ready to deal with the “talking points” offered by critics,…

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