Promises about Economy on Krise-O-Meter

Help grow small businesses

"Our locally owned small businesses add to the character of our community. Promoting them will be one of my top priorities."

Hire an administrator to oversee Midtown issues

Rick Kriseman said he would hire an administrator to deal with Midtown, a position that had not been filled since the 2011 firing of former deputy mayor and police chief Goliath Davis.

Work to reduce poverty by 30 percent

Moving forward, Rick Kriseman will "continue partnership on the community’s shared goal to reduce poverty in St. Pete by 30 percent by the year 2020."

Redevelop the Trop site to benefit St. Pete residents

Moving forward, Rick Kriseman will "redevelop the Tropicana Field site, with or without a new stadium, in order to bring targeted jobs, housing (including affordable or workforce housing), and hotel or convention space to St. Petersburg."