Yes, though barely
"Unemployment in the city of St. Petersburg is below the state average."
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Let's talk grant formulas!
"Tampa got more (federal housing) money because they scored higher on the blight scoring system, so they've got a much bigger problem than we do."
St. Pete isn't winning a commonsense award
"Sixty percent of the auto thefts that we have in (St. Petersburg) are caused by people leaving their keys in the car."
Not so simple
Says that while Foster was mayor, Rick Kriseman was "ineffective" in the Florida House of Representatives because "there was no legislation that passed the House that had (Kriseman’s) name on it."
2035 is a long way off
"If we don't spend money on a pier, then that money does wipe into the general funds of the city or the county, and if you send it to the county, you never see it again."
Big trend trickles down
"Since I was elected, crime rates have been at their lowest in over a decade."
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