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Term limits for Pinellas commissioners won’t make fall ballot

https://www.tampabay.com/news/pinellas/2022/08/16/term-limits-for-pinellas-commissioners-wont-make-fall-ballot/ Supporters of a referendum on the issue were unable to collect enough signatures in time, but now their focus changes. Last October, Pinellas County Commissioner Dave Eggers unsuccessfully pushed his colleagues to initiate a referendum limiting commissioners to three terms, or 12 years. Eggers’ effort failed again in December and February. The board is…
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Our Disappearing Streets in Pinellas

by Barb Haselden, President, St Pete Republican Club Most all local citizens curse the loss of road lanes due to the Sunrunner BRT (bus rapid transit) project on 1st Ave N and 1st Ave S and along Pasadena Ave.Lane loss is known in the transit world by its politically correct name of “lane elimination”. I…
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June 14th we had a Wildly Successful Happy Hour in Celebration of Flag Day & President Trump’s Birthday!

Our St Petersburg Republican Club June meeting was a Happy Hour held at Quaker Steak & Lube! The room was packed! We heard from Col. Michael Greiger who once again sponsored Happy Hour with the first $500.00 in free drinks! Mike spoke to us on the importance of reaching out to our younger generations and…
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Vinik-linked Tampa communications firm Catalyst directly involved in PSTA chief misleading PSTA board

via Tampa Bay Guardian – TBG_adminFebruary 4, 2023 A draft version of an email PSTA CEO Brad Miller was preparing to send to the PSTA board contained a damning admission which didn’t appear in the email that was ultimately sent to the board. The omission could be very damaging, both for Miller and for the…
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Inside joke? Addition of new bus stop for PSTA’s board chair Pat Gerard initiated on her 70th birthday

Via Tampa Bay Guardian TBG_adminFebruary 3, 2023 As we reported yesterday, PSTA executive Abishek Dayal logged an entry on Veterans Day 2019 claiming that a female passenger asked if “a stop could be added” on PSTA route 65 very near Gerard’s home. Route 65 goes straight to what was Gerard’s place of work at the…
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Term Limits – Pinellas County

February 9, 2021 A Countywide citizens Coalition, gathering under the banner of Friends of Pinellas County, Inc., a 501C4, is forming to force Term Limits on the Pinellas County Commissioners. A legal petition was filed by this group with the supervisor of elections last week and is officially approved for circulation. We all will be…
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PSTA moved bus stop closer to board chair Pat Gerard’s house after multiple careless driving tickets ended her driver’s license

Via: Tampa Bay Guardian – TBG_admin February 2, 2023 After a string of traffic citations and car crashes during a two year period, immediate past PSTA chair and former Pinellas County Commissioner Pat Gerard found herself without a driver’s license in 2019. A public records request shows that a few months after her final car…
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