No one will lose their home when the Florida Department of Transportation widens Interstate 275 in St. Petersburg.
FDOT has revised its initial plan so that no homes will be taken for the project, which will make lane continuity improvements on the interstate from south of 54th Avenue South to north of 4th Street North, Marshall Hampton, special projects administrator, told the St. Petersburg City Council. FDOT also plans express lanes on I-275 from I-375 to Gandy Boulevard.
Many in our community are struggling to meet the most basic of food and nutritional needs. In July 2020, approximately four out of every 10 residents in St. Petersburg visited food pantries sourced by the St. Petersburg Free Clinic’s food bank. Last month, nearly half of the families in our community had to make the decision of whether to pay bills like water, utilities and car payments - or put food on the table.
Episode 1: The road to the White House in 2020 goes straight through Pinellas County – the biggest swing county in America’s biggest battleground state.
That’s the focus of the debut episode of Political Party with Adam Smith, in which two of Florida’s most respected political consultants dissect the political mojo of Pinellas, which comfortably backed Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012 and then swung dramatically to Donald Trump in 2016.
The road to the White House in 2020 goes straight through Pinellas County - the biggest swing county in America’s biggest battleground state.