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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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St. Pete Chamber gets grant to advance entrepreneurial growth

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The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce’s focus on entrepreneurs and small business startups received a boost Thursday with the news that the Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg has approved a grant of $314,187 for the Chamber’s Greenhouse Community Business Development Initiative. The initiative will award small business startup stipends, provide continuing technical training, and mentorship to provide the citizens of South St. Petersburg, particularly in the community redevelopment area, resources to start and grow businesses. The Chamber will be partnering…

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