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John Morroni endorses Barclay Harless for St. Pete City Council

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Pinellas County Commissioner John Morroni endorsed Barclay Harless for the St. Petersburg City Council District 2 seat Monday. “In order to have seamless cooperation on big-ticket projects, we need elected officials who understand how the different layers of government interact. I was proud to appoint Barclay to the Pinellas Charter Review where he championed a ballot amendment—which ultimately passed countywide—that stipulates citizen-drawn redistricting for the County Commission. This is a testament to his work ethic and vision for our community.…

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Two best websites may be from City Council candidates, not mayoral contenders

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Of the 22 individuals crazy enough to run for elected office in St. Petersburg, the two with perhaps the best websites are candidates for City Council, rather than the better-funded candidates for Mayor. Well, mayoral candidate Scott Wagman has the best website, with plenty of YouTube videos. But at an expense of $20K, the cost of Wagman’s website far exceeds its value. Jamie Bennett had a good-looking, workhorse of a website, loaded with several active blogs. But since I left…

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