This claim doesn't hold water
Friends of Clearwater PAC
Passage of a referendum on an aquarium for Clearwater means "NO future funding for our neighborhoods."
A stretch so big our backs hurt
Fact Check Florida
A $10 million fire fee proposal in St. Petersburg was "inspired" by Gov. Rick Scott.
It's still public money
The majority of public funding for the Marlins stadium "came from hotel taxes, the burden of which is incurred by tourists who are visiting our city, NOT the resident taxpayers."
We took the plunge and investigated Frankel's marble bathroom
Lois Frankel "spent over $13,000 in taxpayer money on a marble shower in a private bathroom with her own toilet."
This claim has been flying around for years
While she was mayor, Lois Frankel took a "police helicopter ride to go to a dinner party."
Tampa's general fund is still bailing out parking garages
"Financed the largest parking expansion program without a rate increase."
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