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Sam Henderson accused of “bullying” Gulfport City Councilmember

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The gloves came off during a Gulfport City Council meeting Tuesday evening after City Council woman Yolanda Roman proposed a resolution calling for an action plan on continued testing and monitoring of water quality in Clam Bayou. The issue has been a hot button topic in the small city neighboring St. Pete since August when St. Pete diverted millions of gallons of sewage into the water body. Roman’s call for a resolution began innocent enough with City Council member Dan…

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Gulfport City Councilman Dan Liedtke talks past, present and future on the road to re-election

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After serving two terms as Gulfport’s Ward 1 City Councilmember, incumbent Dan Liedtke has both a lot to look back on, and a lot to look forward to during his bid for re-election. “I am truly looking forward to what I hope will be a totally nonpartisan race that ultimately leads to a better Gulfport and an informed electorate,” said Liedtke. The “nonpartisan” aspect of the race — Gulfport City Council elections are all nonpartisan — might be big for…

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CD 13 candidate Eric Lynn announces more local endorsements

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Showing continued strength in recruiting local allies to his candidacy, Congressional District 13 Democrat Eric Lynn announced today that four locally elected officials in Pinellas County  have endorsed him in the race to succeed David Jolly next year. They are: Largo City Commissioner Michael Smith, Gulfport City Councilwoman Yolanda Roman, and Bellair Bluffs City Commissioners Joe Barkley and Wanda Schwerer. “Having the endorsements of such a wide range of community leaders encourages me as we continue to campaign,” said Lynn.…

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