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Peter SchorschMay 28, 2017

Former Mayor Rick Baker continues building momentum in his quest to return for a third term as St. Petersburg Mayor. Coming off a successful campaign kickoff event last week, Baker, who served two terms from 2001-2010, is following with another high-profile reception Wednesday in Clearwater Beach. Co-chairs of the event – with the tagline “Proven Leadership” […]

Peter SchorschAugust 18, 2016

As SaintPetersBlog’s Mitch Perry first reported Wednesday afternoon, the Pinellas County Democratic Executive Committee will not accept a $531 grant it received to install native plants around its headquarters located on the outskirts of downtown St. Petersburg. The decision comes after community-wide criticism was leveled at the party for requesting taxpayer dollars to improve the grounds of a political […]

Peter SchorschFebruary 16, 2016

As incumbent Rick Kriseman barrels towards a second term as mayor of St. Petersburg, a not-so-silent minority displeased with the uber-liberal policies of Hizzoner is struggling to find even nominal opposition to run against Kriseman in 2017. Former Mayor Rick Baker? He appears more interested in running for Congress than returning to City Hall. Newly […]


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