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How's Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn doing on the Buck-O-Meter?

By Richard Danielson, Angie Drobnic Holan
Published on Monday, March 12th, 2012 at 5:38 p.m.

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn’s one-year anniversary in office arrives April 1, so we’ll be reviewing his campaign promises over the next few weeks to see how he’s dong.

Positive action toward his goals merits a "Promise Kept" or an "In the Works" rating. Lack of action could get a "Stalled" rating or even a "Promise Broken."

We recently examined some of Buckhorn’s promises on policing and crime.

In the case of one campaign pledge -- start an incentive program to encourage police to live in the city -- we found Buckhorn has come up short. No housing program has yet been announced; read more details here.

In other areas, though, Buckhorn has made positive progress. We gave him positive ratings on the following promises:

Click the links for the official ratings and complete sources.

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Researchers: Richard Danielson, Angie Drobnic Holan

Names in this article: Bob Buckhorn

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