St. Petersburg City Council members learned Thursday in a Council of the Whole that they were scheduled to return to in-person public meetings at City Hall as early as July 9, but many members expressed concern over return protocols, especially potential mask requirements.
The Catalyst Sessions got an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of MGA Sculpture Studio Friday, as master sculptor Mark Aeling walked through the sections of his latest work: A life-sized steel representation of the biplane “airboat” that took aviator Tony Jannus and a passenger across Tampa Bay in 1914, history’s first ticketed airline transit.
Rep. Charlie Crist and a dozen other members of the Florida congressional delegation are calling on Gov. Ron DeSantis to extend the state’s moratorium on evictions, which is set to expire Tuesday, June 2.
The Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners separately agreed by consensus Thursday to send a letter to the governor with a similar request.
Transit advocates across the county are celebrating a big win as President Donald Trump took to Twitter Thursday night to announce that the United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Authority (FTA) committed $21.8 million for the Central Avenue Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project.
Matt joins Bill Carlson and discusses how Florida may impact the 2024 Presidential race. He also talks about Republican and Democratic candidates who are emerging statewide and may run for higher office.