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Activist groups urge support for Darden Rice proposal limiting outside money in St. Pete city elections

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Back in July, St. Petersburg Council member Darden Rice proposed an ordinance that would cap donations to political action committees that use money to influence local elections. Her fellow council members voted 6-1 to send her proposal to a committee of the whole for consideration. If it passes that group, it could come back before the city council for a formal vote. Rice’s proposal has gained steam with local activists and, now, on the eve of Thursday’s committee meeting, a…

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