Staff Writer, Tampa Bay Times
Richard Danielson is a staff writer with the Tampa Bay Times, formerly the St. Petersburg Times.
The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Richard Danielson
Tampa mayoral opponent Bob Buckhorn "supported forcing police officers to keep their guns locked in the trunks of their cruisers."
"Financed the largest parking expansion program without a rate increase."
"Refinanced $232.6 million in bonds, resulting in reduced debt service for the City."
Recent stories from Richard DanielsonAt the midpoint: Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn's campaign promises
We use the Buck-O-Meter to check in on Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn's campaign promisesTampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn: His campaign promises at the 1-year mark
We crank up the Buck-O-Meter to see how Bob Buckhorn is doing at keeping his campaign promises now that he's been mayor of Tampa for one year. How's Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn doing on the Buck-O-Meter?
We look at the mayor's campaign promises on police and public safety as he nears his one-year anniversary in office.Mayor Bob Buckhorn's $765.4M budget delivers two Promises Kept
Mayor Bob Buckhorn looks at the $765.4 million Tampa budget and sees no tax increase, no layoffs and no gaping holes. The Buck-O-Meter looks at the budget and sees two Promises Kept.Introducing the Buck-O-Meter
The Buck-O-Meter will track new Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn’s performance on each of his campaign promises — we’ve identified 33 so far.
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