Tag

St. Pete

The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Fri., October 13, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Local connection to missing Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency yesterday in response to the war between Israel and Hamas, allowing the Florida Division of Emergency Management to “bring Floridians home and transport...

Tampa Bay Rays announce plans for new St. Pete stadium, redevelopment of surrounding district

The Tampa Bay Rays are staying in St. Petersburg. The team announced plans for a new stadium at Tropicana Field on Tuesday.
For rent sign / renters / rental vouchers housing vouchers housing

City Council member wants St. Pete to own mixed-income housing

At least two bills were passed during the 2023 Florida Legislative session that impact tenants. We speak with St. Pete City Council member Richie Floyd.
St. Pete cityscape

St. Petersburg relaunches free compost bin program

Listen:   The city of St. Petersburg has reignited its free residential compost bin program.  According to a press release, the city’s compost bin program was relaunched on Earth Day, April 22nd. The relaunch comes...
beach St. Petersburg

St. Pete bans smoking and vaping at city beaches and parks

St Pete City leaders voted unanimously to ban smoking and vaping at public parks. This ban will not be enforced right away.
sewage dump sign St. Petersburg Gulfport Florida

New documentary on St. Pete sewage crisis

There’s a new documentary on the wastewater dumping problem in St. Petersburg; it’s called St. Pete Unfiltered, and we spoke with the filmmaker. The documentary looks at a series of massive dumps of sewage, partially...

Rick Kriseman sworn in for second term as mayor of Saint Petersburg

Here in Florida, on the steps of City Hall in Saint Petersburg, Rick Kriseman was officially sworn in for his second term as mayor today. A sea of woolen jackets, scarves and head coverings adorned...
FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub

Update: vote means St. Pete could play a role in overturning Citizens United

Update: on Thursday Oct. 5, 2017 the St. Petersburg City Council voted 6-2 to advance this ordinance. Below is a story originally published on Oct. 27, 2016 and here is a link to a related...

St. Pete moves forward with campaign finance reform

Despite an opinion from city lawyers that it is unconstitutional, St. Petersburg City Council moved ahead this morning with an ordinance that would cap Super PAC donations and limit contributions from foreign interests in city...
Jabaar Edmonds, with Peoples Budget Review in St Petersburg. SEIU

People’s Budget Review of St. Pete budget open house

St. Petersburg’s Mayor Rick Kriseman’s budget can be reviewed and questioned at an open house Monday evening; on MidPoint we hear about the proposed budget in St. Petersburg, how it affects low-income communities and how residents...
Kriseman Tankersley stormwater

St. Pete plans to be able to handle Hermine-like stormwater event by next summer

The Public Works Administrator of St. Petersburg insists that stormwater improvements over the next year will allow the city to be prepared for another rain event on the scale of Hurricane Hermine by next August;...
FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub

How St. Pete could play a role in overturning Citizens United

If the U.S. Supreme Court ever overturns its Citizens United decision it might be because of an ordinance that’s being considered by St. Petersburg; on Thursday afternoon the City heard about an ordinance that would limit...

Follow us on Instagram

Sloughbirn
Player position: