Mayor Rick Kriseman

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Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "The legislature shouldn't tell local government what to do. We know our cities and counties better than they do," External link

patch Thursday, May 6, 2021 6:01:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I know what my community needs," "The governor doesn't always know what each individual community needs because they're not here. They don't live here" External link

ABCnews Tuesday, May 4, 2021 8:35:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Instead of the legislature and the governor pre-empting cities and counties, they should be calling us all up and saying thank you to cities and counties,” “What could have happened in the state of Florida as far as the number of hospitalizations and the number of deaths didn’t happen because of the actions cities and counties took, that this legislation directly addresses and – in vast large part – would prohibit us from doing” External link

wivb Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:18:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Instead of the legislature and the governor pre-empting cities and counties, they should be calling us all up and saying thank you to cities and counties,” “What could have happened in the state of Florida as far as the number of hospitalizations and the number of deaths didn’t happen because of the actions cities and counties took, that this legislation directly addresses and – in vast large part – would prohibit us from doing” External link

wkbn Tuesday, May 4, 2021 1:20:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

washtimes Monday, May 3, 2021 11:45:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Instead of the legislature and the governor pre-empting cities and counties, they should be calling us all up and saying thank you to cities and counties,” “What could have happened in the state of Florida as far as the number of hospitalizations and the number of deaths didn’t happen because of the actions cities and counties took, that this legislation directly addresses and – in vast large part – would prohibit us from doing” External link

wkrn Monday, May 3, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : "To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor's behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?" External link

startribune Monday, May 3, 2021 11:05:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

bangordailynews Monday, May 3, 2021 10:59:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Instead of the legislature and the governor pre-empting cities and counties, they should be calling us all up and saying thank you to cities and counties,” “What could have happened in the state of Florida as far as the number of hospitalizations and the number of deaths didn’t happen because of the actions cities and counties took, that this legislation directly addresses and – in vast large part – would prohibit us from doing” External link

wearecentralpa Monday, May 3, 2021 10:26:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Instead of the legislature and the governor pre-empting cities and counties, they should be calling us all up and saying thank you to cities and counties,” “What could have happened in the state of Florida as far as the number of hospitalizations and the number of deaths didn’t happen because of the actions cities and counties took, that this legislation directly addresses and – in vast large part – would prohibit us from doing” External link

yourerie Monday, May 3, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

yourerie Monday, May 3, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Instead of the legislature and the governor pre-empting cities and counties, they should be calling us all up and saying thank you to cities and counties,” “What could have happened in the state of Florida as far as the number of hospitalizations and the number of deaths didn’t happen because of the actions cities and counties took, that this legislation directly addresses and – in vast large part – would prohibit us from doing” External link

wwlp Monday, May 3, 2021 10:10:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Instead of the legislature and the governor pre-empting cities and counties, they should be calling us all up and saying thank you to cities and counties,” “What could have happened in the state of Florida as far as the number of hospitalizations and the number of deaths didn’t happen because of the actions cities and counties took, that this legislation directly addresses and – in vast large part – would prohibit us from doing” External link

fox59 Monday, May 3, 2021 9:37:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

wcfcourier Monday, May 3, 2021 9:07:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

siouxcityjournal Monday, May 3, 2021 9:02:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Instead of the legislature and the governor pre-empting cities and counties, they should be calling us all up and saying thank you to cities and counties,” “What could have happened in the state of Florida as far as the number of hospitalizations and the number of deaths didn’t happen because of the actions cities and counties took, that this legislation directly addresses and – in vast large part – would prohibit us from doing” External link

wkbn Monday, May 3, 2021 8:48:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

therepublic Monday, May 3, 2021 8:45:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

tribtown Monday, May 3, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

gazette Monday, May 3, 2021 8:34:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

seattlepi Monday, May 3, 2021 8:28:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

beaumontenterprise Monday, May 3, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

ChinaPost Monday, May 3, 2021 8:21:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : "To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor's behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?" External link

startribune Monday, May 3, 2021 8:17:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, May 3, 2021 8:11:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

news4jax Monday, May 3, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

680news Monday, May 3, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

click2houston Monday, May 3, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

wsoctv Monday, May 3, 2021 7:53:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

ABCnews Monday, May 3, 2021 7:53:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

independent-UK Monday, May 3, 2021 7:52:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

actionnewsjax Monday, May 3, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

clickondetroit Monday, May 3, 2021 7:48:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

TorontoStar Monday, May 3, 2021 7:46:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We have confidence that it's being contained, that we're not gonna see, ya know, a further spread," External link

wtsp Sunday, May 2, 2021 3:33:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : "Yesterday, this goal was unfortunately derailed, but we are not deterred," External link

wtsp Friday, April 16, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : “The sooner we can provide jobs and affordable places to live to our residents, the better,” “And the sooner the Tampa Bay Rays make their desires known, the better” External link

wtsp Friday, April 16, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman says : "There were a lot of promises made on this site. This site has a long history, and the city never honored those promises. We have an opportunity to right those wrongs, to take care of those promises that weren't kept to create those jobs and opportunities and those places to live and businesses that should have been here but weren't here," External link

abcactionnews Friday, April 9, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman says : "There were a lot of promises made on this site. This site has a long history, and the city never honored those promises. We have an opportunity to right those wrongs, to take care of those promises that weren't kept to create those jobs and opportunities and those places to live and businesses that should have been here but weren't here," External link

abcactionnews Friday, April 9, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We received many quality submissions to redevelop the Tropicana Field site, and I am thankful for the time, money, and energy that each team expended. Four submissions clearly stood out as truly exceptional and I am excited for our residents to learn more about each one," External link

wtsp Thursday, April 8, 2021 5:08:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "This is my last opportunity I have to do this as mayor," External link

patch Wednesday, April 7, 2021 1:18:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We've done a good job, until now," External link

abcactionnews Tuesday, April 6, 2021 4:40:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We have confidence that it's being contained, that we're not gonna see, ya know, a further spread," External link

wtsp Monday, March 29, 2021 10:36:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We received many quality submissions to redevelop the Tropicana Field site, and I am thankful for the time, money, and energy that each team expended. Four submissions clearly stood out as truly exceptional and I am excited for our residents to learn more about each one. The future of that site, with or without baseball, has never been brighter. As I've said time and again, this is our chance to get it right, and to right wrongs. I encourage everyone to remain engaged in this process as we move forward," External link

abcactionnews Tuesday, March 9, 2021 1:01:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “He will always be our first Black president. And his presidency was one that we can always be proud of,” External link

wtsp Saturday, February 27, 2021 12:46:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “He overcame every obstacle, every person who hated him simply because of the color of his skin. People who questioned his place of birth and his very right to run for the highest office in the land,” External link

wtsp Saturday, February 27, 2021 12:46:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Barack Obama ) : “Highlighting Barack Obama’s extraordinary story and history-making presidency in this way will inspire generations of young people,” External link

wsvn Thursday, February 25, 2021 6:57:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about President Obama ) : “Our main library has always been an exciting hub for learning in our city,” “It is made all the better by honoring President Obama” External link

wsvn Thursday, February 25, 2021 6:57:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Barack Obama ) : “Highlighting Barack Obama’s extraordinary story and history-making presidency in this way will inspire generations of young people,” External link

wsvn Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:57:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about President Obama ) : “Our main library has always been an exciting hub for learning in our city,” “It is made all the better by honoring President Obama” External link

wsvn Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:57:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Barack Obama ) : "Highlighting Barack Obama's extraordinary story and history-making presidency in this way will inspire generations of young people," External link

fox35orlando Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:01:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Barack Obama ) : "Our main library has always been an exciting hub for learning in our city," "It is made all the better by honoring President Obama" External link

fox35orlando Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:01:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I am incredibly excited for this dedication," External link

wtsp Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:57:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman added ( about Barack Obama ) : “I believe the President Barack Obama Main Library will not only complement city buildings bearing the name of local trailblazers but will serve as an example to other cities,” External link

wivb Wednesday, February 24, 2021 1:38:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : "We're going to take a very close look at this, and it may end up costing someone a lot more than 50 cent," External link

wtsp Wednesday, February 10, 2021 6:37:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : “This isn’t how we should be celebrating the Super Bowl. It’s not safe or smart. It’s stupid,” External link

thegrio Monday, February 8, 2021 7:32:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : “This isn’t how we should be celebrating the Super Bowl,” “It’s not safe or smart. It’s stupid. We’re going to take a very close look at this, and it may end up costing someone a lot more than 50 Cent” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, February 8, 2021 2:23:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman expressed : “this isn’t how we should be celebrating the Super Bowl” External link

wkbn Sunday, February 7, 2021 5:36:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "This isn't how we should be celebrating the Super Bowl. It's not safe or smart. It's stupid. We're going to take a very close look at this, and it may end up costing someone a lot more than 50 cent," External link

trust Sunday, February 7, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “I don’t want to sugarcoat anything, and that wasn’t our intent today – to not recognize that our small businesses have struggled, that people have lost their jobs, and that it’s been a real challenge,” “But I think it’s fair to say that our community and our city have fared far better than so many other cities in our region and in our state and in this country” External link

mynews13 Thursday, January 28, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “These developers clearly heard our desires and directives loud and clear,” External link

wtsp Wednesday, January 27, 2021 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “The redevelopment of this site must not serve to advance political agendas. It must not occur to the sole benefit of a developer or a baseball team or anyone else,” “The focus must be on the people of St. Petersburg” External link

wtsp Wednesday, January 27, 2021 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Would I love to see at least those decisions made while I’m sitting here? Obviously,” “But I’m going to do everything I can to keep that moving forward so that the community doesn’t have to keep waiting. They’ve waited too long” External link

wtsp Wednesday, January 27, 2021 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Without the city’s ownership and control of the development I cannot guarantee that the wishes of the city and the community occur on that portion of the property,” External link

wtsp Wednesday, January 27, 2021 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Spend an entire week here. Or two weeks, for that matter here. Come on down right away. First and foremost, you're going to be coming to an area that takes COVID safety and dealing with this pandemic seriously," External link

fox35orlando Tuesday, January 26, 2021 2:46:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Here in Florida, we lost 24,000 people and more than 1,100 here in Pinellas. Those are large horrible numbers, but they're more than just numbers. I get very angry when we focus on the numbers themselves and lose sight of what the numbers really truly represent," External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, January 20, 2021 5:52:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “city of opportunity where the sun shines on all,” External link

abcactionnews Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We have been citing now for several months I think we’ve issued more, and I am not bragging when I say this cause I wish I didn’t issue one, but we’ve issued more than 200 citations," External link

abcactionnews Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I want it and want to get it," "And, I'm happy to do it on camera to show that it's safe" External link

abcactionnews Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “So, we are going to have social workers in non-threatening situations, and that's really important we are not putting them at risk,” “But, they are going to be going out, and handling calls is more appropriate for them than a police officer” External link

abcactionnews Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “The better trained our men and women are the safer they are,” “But, the second reason is the better trained our men and women are the safer our community is. That is when you have less mistakes and bad things happening, when our officers are better trained, we are going to continue to do that” External link

abcactionnews Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We've issued over 189 citations already and unfortunately there are multiple businesses that have multiple citations," External link

wtsp Friday, December 18, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We want our businesses to stay open and people to be employed and the easiest way to do that is to follow the rules," External link

wtsp Friday, December 18, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Please continue to lift up our city," External link

wtsp Thursday, December 3, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I am incredibly thankful for the bravery of these officers, and that they should be okay. I am also saddened by the loss of a man's life," External link

wtsp Thursday, December 3, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "This isn’t partisan because there’s Republican governors all over this country who are stepping up and leading their state. Unfortunately, that’s not happening in Florida," "Our numbers are not getting better in the state of Florida. They’re getting worse. To not address it, to not speak out publicly and answer questions really does show a lack of concern, a lack of leadership. It’s incredibly disappointing," External link

wtsp Wednesday, November 25, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Our hope is that he pays attention to the mayors,” “We are the closest to the people. We have to deal with what is happening on the ground each and every day in our communities” External link

news-yahoo Friday, November 20, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “All we are asking for as mayors is the support of an administration in Tallahassee that is looking out for the residents of the state of Florida as much as we are for the residents of our community,” External link

orlandosentinel Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I look back at prior to the governor entering the Phase 3 Order and in my city and in our county we were a rolling week average between 2.5 percent and 3.5 percent, and we were steady at that percentage," "Then after his order was entered, and like so many of the orders he's drafted created incredible confusion in our (St. Pete) community. Not just with the business community but with the governments in our county" External link

patch Thursday, November 19, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "The last thing we want to do here in St. Petersburg is to shut things down again. We're seeing it happen around the county. We're going to do everything we can to prevent that, including enhanced rules if we need to," External link

wptv Thursday, November 19, 2020 3:35:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “All we are asking for as mayors is the support of an administration in Tallahassee that is looking out for the residents of the state of Florida as much as we are for the residents of our community,” External link

sun-sentinel Thursday, November 19, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "The last thing we want to do here in St. Petersburg is to shut things down again. We’re seeing it happen around the county. We’re going to do everything we can to prevent that including enhanced rules if we need to," External link

wptv Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “The last thing we want to do here in St. Petersburg is to shut things down again. We’re seeing it happen around the county. We’re going to do everything we can to prevent that including enhanced rules if we need to,” External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “The last thing we want to do here in St Petersburg is shut things down again. We’re seeing it happen around the county,” External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman added : “The last thing we want to do here in St. Petersburg is to shut things down again. We’re seeing it happen around the county. We’re going to do everything we can to prevent that including enhanced rules if we need to,” External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:52:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman added : “The last thing we want to do here in St. Petersburg is to shut things down again. We’re seeing it happen around the county. We’re going to do everything we can to prevent that including enhanced rules if we need to,” External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman asked : "If communication alone doesn’t work, then are there additional restrictions we should be looking at putting in place and if so, what are they and when is the right time to put those in place?," External link

wtsp Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There’s zero reason for anyone to be armed, openly armed, out in front of a polling place,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, November 1, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There’s zero reason for anyone to be armed, openly armed, out in front of a polling place,” External link

latimes Sunday, November 1, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "This is the time for peer pressure," "Don't let that family member or that friend of yours sit this one out, it is too important. More than six million Floridians have already cast their ballot" External link

patch Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman told : "I personally think this is the most consequential election of our life. We have two very, very different candidates, and if you don't like the direction the country's going in, you gotta get out and vote," External link

patch Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “This race shines a bright light on our incredible city for all the world to see,” “Sports can give us all an important outlet and allow us all to come together as a community” External link

wtsp Saturday, October 24, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “I strongly believe that life must always carry on as best that we are able,” External link

wtsp Saturday, October 24, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We will issue you a citation, I don’t want to do that. I’d like us to police ourselves but you need to know if you’re not going to do it, we will,” External link

abcactionnews Friday, October 16, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We are hoping that our community doesn’t get too comfortable into lax,” “It’s not that time to take our foot off the pedal and start posting again. We still have to be vigilant in what we’re doing” External link

wtsp Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:06:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We want to be open, but we want to be smart. So, we are taking it slow and trying to take it smart and do it the right way so that we don’t have to backtrack,” External link

wtsp Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:06:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman added : “If you can not maintain social distancing and you’re not with members of your family or party, please put on a mask,” External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We intend to allow a limited number of fans to attend the GP,” External link

news4jax Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We intend to allow a limited number of fans to attend the GP," External link

wptv Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Keep your guns, knives and weapons at home," External link

wtsp Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : “Here’s an example of what not to do, especially in Pinellas County and St. Petersburg, where our mask mandate & policies have led the way in the fight against COVID,” External link

sun-sentinel Friday, September 4, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : “Here’s an example of what not to do, especially in Pinellas County and St. Petersburg, where our mask mandate & policies have led the way in the fight against COVID,” External link

orlandosentinel Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “This isn't about people who want handouts,” External link

wtsp Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "As far as major league baseball it's critical to see what their plan is and how they will create a safe environment for our community. If they come up with a plan I am comfortable with and addressed those things then certainly it would be acceptable," External link

wtsp Thursday, August 20, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "It will impact the kids in this community and the families of these kids," External link

abc7ny Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "You just can't say 'thank you' enough," External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "You just can't say 'thank you' enough," External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman explained : “Obviously we want the team here in St. Petersburg, if it’s on that site great. If it’s in St. Pete and not on that site, that’s OK too. We’ll be prepared to address that,” External link

abcactionnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman added : “I would rather us take our time and get it right than to rush it and have regrets, that’s why we’ve taken the time we’ve taken thus far,” External link

abcactionnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “I think this is gonna be a place where locals are gonna hang out. I think this is gonna be our central park,” External link

abcactionnews Friday, July 24, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There are so many places throughout here where you can just sit and look out and see what’s really beautiful about this community,” External link

abcactionnews Friday, July 24, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There are so many places throughout here where you can just sit and look out and see what’s really beautiful about this community,” External link

abcactionnews Friday, July 24, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There was an intention to create a place that was welcoming to everyone in the community, that it didn’t matter where you lived, it didn’t matter what your income was, you could come here and experience it and enjoy it and take it in whether you had $1 in your pocket or $500 in your pocket,” External link

abcactionnews Friday, July 24, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There was an intention to create a place that was welcoming to everyone in the community, that it didn’t matter where you lived, it didn’t matter what your income was, you could come here and experience it and enjoy it and take it in whether you had $1 in your pocket or $500 in your pocket,” External link

abcactionnews Friday, July 24, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “St. Petersburg is iconic because of its waterfront parks, and this adds to what’s iconic about the city in a huge and spectacular way,” External link

abcactionnews Friday, July 24, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “St. Petersburg is iconic because of its waterfront parks, and this adds to what’s iconic about the city in a huge and spectacular way,” External link

abcactionnews Friday, July 24, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We can change health outcomes when we work together," External link

abcactionnews Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Innovation is a part of our mission statement here in St. Pete,” “While this is not a police department with a bloated budget or one with frivolous toys it is a department that can continue to get even better. We are open to change” External link

khou Sunday, July 12, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We wanted to have a lot of different offerings, and we wanted the people there to look different from each other to reflect our community,” External link

mynews13 Friday, July 10, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman says : “The beauty of it is that it really gives small businesses resources that otherwise doesn’t have,” External link

mynews13 Friday, July 10, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Innovation is a part of our mission statement here in St. Pete,” “While this is not a police department with a bloated budget or one with frivolous toys it is a department that can continue to get even better. We are open to change” External link

wtsp Friday, July 10, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “I think this is gonna be a place where locals are gonna hang out. I think this is gonna be our central park,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There’s so many places throughout here where you can just sit and look out and see what’s really beautiful about this community,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There’s so many places throughout here where you can just sit and look out and see what’s really beautiful about this community,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There was an intention to create a place that was welcoming to everyone in the community, that it didn’t matter where you lived, it didn’t matter what your income was, you could come here and experience it and enjoy it and take it in whether you had $1 in your pocket or $500 in your pocket,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There was an intention to create a place that was welcoming to everyone in the community, that it didn’t matter where you lived, it didn’t matter what your income was, you could come here and experience it and enjoy it and take it in whether you had $1 in your pocket or $500 in your pocket,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “St. Petersburg is iconic because of its waterfront parks, and this adds to what’s iconic about the city in a huge and spectacular way,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “St. Petersburg is iconic because of its waterfront parks, and this adds to what’s iconic about the city in a huge and spectacular way,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “I think this is gonna be a place where locals are gonna hang out. I think this is gonna be our central park,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There’s so many places throughout here where you can just sit and look out and see what’s really beautiful about this community,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There’s so many places throughout here where you can just sit and look out and see what’s really beautiful about this community,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There was an intention to create a place that was welcoming to everyone in the community, that it didn’t matter where you lived, it didn’t matter what your income was, you could come here and experience it and enjoy it and take it in whether you had $1 in your pocket or $500 in your pocket,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There was an intention to create a place that was welcoming to everyone in the community, that it didn’t matter where you lived, it didn’t matter what your income was, you could come here and experience it and enjoy it and take it in whether you had $1 in your pocket or $500 in your pocket,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “St. Petersburg is iconic because of its waterfront parks, and this adds to what’s iconic about the city in a huge and spectacular way,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “St. Petersburg is iconic because of its waterfront parks, and this adds to what’s iconic about the city in a huge and spectacular way,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “I think where we’re having the issue and we need some help from the business community is when people are coming into their business, there’s still a certain segment that just for whatever reason and some have called it selfishness whatever, but they refuse to wear a mask,” “And in those instances where a business may have it posted outside that masks are mandatory if somebody’s coming in without a mask and they don’t meet one of the exceptions for why you don’t have to wear one that business should be asking the person to put one on and if they refuse to do so should be calling the non emergency line of our police department” External link

abcactionnews Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “This should be a statewide policy. The fact that it's not makes no sense. If we're going to get a handle on this, we have to be acting collectively, not just piecemeal,” External link

wtsp Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "There’s no treatment, there’s no vaccine," External link

gainesville Monday, June 22, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "It's been a long and winding road, but we've arrived at our destination: A dynamic, 26-acre waterfront playground that will serve residents and visitors for generations to come," "It's time for everyone to experience all the Pier District and St. Pete Pier has to offer" External link

abcactionnews Friday, June 19, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone’s death. Maybe even our own,” External link

nbcnewyork Friday, June 19, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There are all kinds of alarm bells that are going off for me,” External link

wishtv Friday, June 19, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone´s death. Maybe even our own,” External link

dailytimesPK Thursday, June 18, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can suffer the short term inconveniences and put the worst of the virus behind us or we can suffer indefinitely in fits and starts. We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone's death. Maybe even our own,” External link

news4jax Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone’s death. Maybe even our own,” External link

12newsnow Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone’s death. Maybe even our own,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, June 18, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone’s death. Maybe even our own,” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, June 18, 2020 8:26:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone’s death. Maybe even our own,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, June 18, 2020 5:58:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone's death. Maybe even our own," External link

ctvnews Thursday, June 18, 2020 4:41:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone’s death. Maybe even our own,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone’s death. Maybe even our own,” External link

wral Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone's death. Maybe even our own," External link

startribune Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone’s death. Maybe even our own,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone’s death. Maybe even our own,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "This is happening statewide. Ideally, we would have leadership from the top and this would be a statewide decision," External link

nzherald Thursday, June 18, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “This is happening statewide. Ideally, we would have leadership from the top and this would be a statewide decision,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “This is happening statewide. Ideally, we would have leadership from the top and this would be a statewide decision,” External link

startribune Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “This is happening statewide. Ideally, we would have leadership from the top and this would be a statewide decision,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “This is happening statewide. Ideally we would have leadership from the top and this would be a statewide decision,” External link

fox35orlando Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We can wear a mask or contribute to someone’s death, maybe our own," External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, June 17, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “They are not a souvenir, they are meant to be worn and can save your life,” External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, June 17, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “They are not a souvenir, they are meant to be worn and can save your life,” External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, June 17, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : "This is a time for peace and healing and moving toward a better and fairer society for African Americans. Anything less is unacceptable here," External link

wtsp Friday, June 12, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : "Today's virtual city council meeting was crashed by racists who attempted to use their allotted time to spew hateful and repulsive words and call for individuals, including African Americans and the mayor, to be killed," External link

wtsp Friday, June 12, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “I may never feel the pain of a knee on my neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds but as the mayor and a human being I feel the pain my community feels and it feels awful,” External link

abcactionnews Thursday, June 4, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Petersburg Police ) : “When it started getting a bit problematic last night it wasn’t St. Petersburg it was people from outside the community,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, June 1, 2020 2:25:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : "I hope that all residents of St. Pete remember that while we may be separated due to COVID-19, we are never alone and that we should continue to embrace and celebrate our LGBTQ residents and allies every day for their efforts in helping the sun to shine so brightly on us here in St. Pete," External link

wtsp Friday, May 22, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Going forward, we ask that all residents continue to take hand washing seriously," "Continue to practice social distancing as much as possible ... and please, please, please wear a face-covering if you're out in public or inside a business" External link

wtsp Tuesday, May 12, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “I’ve also asked them to work with our restaurant community to help us decide how best to further expand outdoor dining on a temporary basis. As it relates to this there is much to consider including public safety, traffic and equity issues,” External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 7:35:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “I’ve also asked them to work with our restaurant community to help us decide how best to further expand outdoor dining on a temporary basis. As it relates to this there is much to consider including public safety, traffic and equity issues,” External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 7:35:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "More help is on the way," External link

wtsp Wednesday, April 15, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "The insidiousness of COVID-19 can impact more than just our physical health," "Because of the safer at home policies in place during this emergency, it can affect our emotional well-being, too. I look forward to speaking with St. Pete residents who may need some sunshine in their day" External link

wtsp Tuesday, April 14, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Rick Scott ) : “I may not have agreed on a whole lot of things with Rick Scott when he was governor,” External link

nytimes Thursday, April 2, 2020 5:55:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We fully recognize that the road ahead will be a difficult one, but St. Pete emerged from the recession and quickly outpaced our peers thanks to the entrepreneurial spirit of our community, and effective policy making, and we'll do it again,” External link

mynews13 Tuesday, March 31, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We respect this decision. As I've said all week, this virus and the strategies to mitigate exposure have created a very fluid situation," External link

abcactionnews Sunday, March 15, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I don't make this decision lightly. I strongly believe life must carry on, as best we are able. But the reality now is that's just not possible. I am disappointed," "I love this race. But I love this city and our residents more. Thank you for your trust" External link

abcactionnews Sunday, March 15, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We are ready to embrace the race," External link

abcactionnews Sunday, March 15, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I don't make this decision lightly. I strongly believe life must carry on, as best we are able. But the reality now is that's just not possible. I am disappointed," "I love this race. But I love this city and our residents more. Thank you for your trust" External link

abcactionnews Friday, March 13, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We are ready to embrace the race," External link

abcactionnews Friday, March 13, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We are ready to embrace the race," External link

abcactionnews Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We are working with the promoters and IndyCar and will have more announcements later as to whether the race itself will run," External link

abcactionnews Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I don't make this decision lightly. I strongly believe life must carry on, as best we are able. But the reality now is that's just not possible. I am disappointed," "I love this race. But I love this city and our residents more. Thank you for your trust" External link

abcactionnews Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Public health and the safety of our community are always priority No. 1,” External link

foxnews Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We are ready to embrace the race," External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Public health and the safety of our community are always priority number one, but we also need to make sure that we aren't panicking," "We need to go about our lives, at least until we have data that suggests otherwise" External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "The city's interest in the land lasts forever. The Rays' interest is for seven more years," "In 2028, the Rays get zero dollars from any redevelopment that occurs on the land, and so the clock is ticking" External link

mynews13 Friday, January 31, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bill McCollum ) : “This is all just the latest in a long series of attacks on municipalities,” “The people of Florida cannot rely on their state government to look out for them. They couldn’t rely on Bill McCollum, and they’ll never be able to rely on attorney generals who care more about the powerful than the people” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, January 23, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Carter G Woodson ) : "Dueces Rising continues with a financial commitment of $1 million dollars for a future Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum," External link

mynews13 Wednesday, December 11, 2019 5:39:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman added : "If you look to the past, what you see is attendance that has lagged. If you look to the future, you see attendance that is very different. Our city is exploding. It's growing. We have new hotels, apartments and office space. This is a place a team should want to be," “Would we be disappointed to lose the team? Absolutely. Will we and can we survive without the team? Absolutely” External link

abcactionnews Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "both parties have agreed that the best path forward is to abide by the existing use agreement with the understanding that the agreement allows for the Rays Organization to explore post-2027 split or full season opportunities, both in St. Petersburg and elsewhere" External link

abcactionnews Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "sharing with the team with Montreal is not an option" External link

abcactionnews Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : “In accordance with the existing use agreement, should the Rays organization wish to continue exploration of the shared season concept with Montreal, that exploration must be limited to the 2028 season and beyond,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:10:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : “I continue to believe that the Rays organization will come to determine that the Tampa Bay area, and specifically St. Pete, remains the best place to play baseball 81 days a year and to succeed in the long-term,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:10:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "In accordance with the existing use agreement, should the Rays organization wish to continue exploration of the shared season concept with Montreal, that exploration must be limited to the 2028 season and beyond," External link

wftv Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:47:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "both parties have agreed that the best path forward is to abide by the existing use agreement with the understanding that the agreement allows for the Rays Organization to explore post-2027 split or full season opportunities, both in St. Petersburg and elsewhere" External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:55:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "sharing with the team with Montreal is not an option" External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:55:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : “Both parties have agreed that the best path forward is to abide by the existing use agreement,” External link

montrealgazette Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman told : "If we were to get to a point where we allowed the Rays to explore the split season, I believe and I may be wrong on this, but I believe it would end up showing that the challenges are too great," External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, October 9, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "While the climate debate may be over the climate emergency is well underway and make no mistake this is an emergency," "My office is treating it as such and is exploring making a formal declaration of such, complementing are existing policies and executive orders related to sustainability and resiliency" External link

abcactionnews Saturday, September 21, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There’s been a heightened visibility, I mean the women’s soccer team has brought things back to everybody’s attention. This has been one of those issues, unfortunately, I think, that with time people have started to kind of forget about,” “I’m a little more optimistic also, I think, because we have a new administration in Tallahassee who has seemed to be more open to things than prior administrations have been. I’m hopeful maybe this is one of those issues that this administration would be more open to and recognize the economic benefit to our state and jump on it from that perspective” External link

wtsp Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:16:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : “Receiving many questions this morning from our friends in the media,” External link

wtsp Friday, August 2, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “I am excited about the reimagined St. Petersburg Museum of History, Florida’s third oldest museum,” External link

wtsp Wednesday, July 31, 2019 3:12:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Our plan will provide an increased supply of dwelling units, assist those who want to have homeownership, and help keep families in their existing homes so they don’t get pushed out by rising prices,” External link

wtsp Thursday, July 25, 2019 1:57:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman explained : "We must be able to provide affordable, quality housing for those who aspire to live in St. Pete. This will expand existing programs and introduce new solutions to provide opportunities to thousands," External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, July 24, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "If your profits are based on consumption, where's your incentive to reduce electricity use?" External link

timesfreepress Friday, July 12, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “If your profits are based on consumption, where’s your incentive to reduce electricity use?” External link

nytimes Sunday, July 7, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Anthony Holloway ) : “I have total confidence in our police department and Chief (Anthony) Holloway,” “They work really closely with the Department of Homeland Security, with the FBI, with all the agencies in our community” External link

wtsp Tuesday, July 2, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Last year, we joined the Better Cities for Pets initiative, and I proclaimed St. Petersburg to be a pet-friendly city. This initiative follows up on that promise to do everything from reducing pet homelessness to having more businesses and restaurants welcoming to pets," External link

abcactionnews Sunday, June 30, 2019 11:35:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

CBC Thursday, June 27, 2019 12:31:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

barrie Wednesday, June 26, 2019 9:34:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

barrie Wednesday, June 26, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “If Mr. Sternberg wishes to formally explore this concept with me and his desire to privately and fully fund a new stadium in the City of St. Petersburg, I am willing to listen,” “The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team. We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team. St. Pete’s future has never been brighter and every business and baseball team in America should want to be a part of it” External link

denverpost Wednesday, June 26, 2019 7:51:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, June 26, 2019 3:40:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, June 26, 2019 2:24:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : “The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team,” “We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

barrie Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:18:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

wsoctv Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:09:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

kiro7 Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:03:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : “The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team,” “We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

CBC Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:00:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

wftv Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "I want to be crystal clear. The Rays cannot explore playing any major league baseball games in Montreal, or any anywhere else for that matter, prior to 2028 without reaching a formal memorandum of understanding with the city of St. Petersburg," External link

abcactionnews Tuesday, June 25, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "I want to be crystal clear. The Rays cannot explore playing any major league baseball games in Montreal, or any anywhere else for that matter, prior to 2028 without reaching a formal memorandum of understanding with the city of St. Petersburg," External link

abcactionnews Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I have no intention of bringing this idea to our City Council to consider," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, June 22, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman told : "I've always felt that this team is a regional asset," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, June 22, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I have no intention of bringing this idea to our City Council to consider," External link

chicagotribune Friday, June 21, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman told : "I've always felt that this team is a regional asset," External link

chicagotribune Friday, June 21, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I have no intention of bringing this idea to our City Council to consider," External link

actionnewsjax Friday, June 21, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman told : "I've always felt that this team is a regional asset," External link

actionnewsjax Friday, June 21, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman told : "I don’t see that happening and I’ve expressed that to them previously," External link

actionnewsjax Friday, June 21, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Ultimately such a decision is up to me. And I have no intention of bringing this idea to our city council to consider,” External link

abcactionnews Friday, June 21, 2019 6:40:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Sharing with the team with Montreal is not an option," External link

abcactionnews Thursday, June 20, 2019 11:50:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "I want to be crystal clear. The Rays cannot explore playing any major league baseball games in Montreal, or any anywhere else for that matter, prior to 2028 without reaching a formal memorandum of understanding with the city of St. Petersburg," External link

abcactionnews Thursday, June 20, 2019 11:50:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I think it's hard to ask the tax payers in this community," External link

abcactionnews Thursday, June 20, 2019 11:50:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Go to the games for the players. The players deserve your attendance," External link

abcactionnews Thursday, June 20, 2019 11:50:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman added ( about Pete Beach ) : “It’s easy to be parochial, it’s a lot harder to be regional and it’s time that we are regional and St. Pete Beach needs to be a partner with everyone else,” “There is some risk they took in taking the action they did because these are state roads, this project could go forward and if it does go forward it’s very possible that some of the compromises that potentially they could have received may go away” External link

wtsp Friday, June 14, 2019 1:34:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman responded : “We just wanted to make sure that they understood that we need to move forward,” External link

wtsp Friday, June 14, 2019 1:34:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman added ( about Pete Beach ) : “It’s easy to be parochial, it’s a lot harder to be regional and it’s time that we are regional and St. Pete Beach needs to be a partner with everyone else,” “There is some risk they took in taking the action they did because these are state roads, this project could go forward and if it does go forward it’s very possible that some of the compromises that potentially they could have received may go away” External link

wtsp Friday, June 14, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman responded : “We just wanted to make sure that they understood that we need to move forward,” External link

wtsp Friday, June 14, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman explained : "This is a ship whose whole purpose is going to Cuba. There’s posters that are the old fashioned posters from back in the day when there was open travel. They have a store on that ship that’s a Cuba store," External link

wtsp Saturday, June 8, 2019 3:31:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Encouraging statistics and progress reports provide no comfort to the mother who finds her son face down in an alley," External link

patch Wednesday, June 5, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “The statute doesn't give me the authority to remove them simply because I didn't like their decisions,” External link

wtsp Friday, May 17, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “The statue doesn't give me the authority to remove them simply because I didn't like their decisions,” External link

wtsp Monday, April 29, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Our efforts need to be year-round. You know we talk here in St. Pete about having 361 days of sunshine; well we should be working 365 days, but at a minimum, those 361, not just one,” External link

wtsp Tuesday, April 23, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : "As he continues to make a serious case to lead our nation, let us not lose sight of the historic nature of his candidacy and the venom he, his husband, and gay Americans everywhere continue to face," "Let us continue to spread a message of peace and acceptance" External link

wtsp Tuesday, April 16, 2019 12:02:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Too bad you are so filled with hate —-I’m sorry that you are so upset about being Gay ! Get over it ! Stop attacking Christian because of your insecurities!" External link

wtsp Tuesday, April 16, 2019 12:02:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “The idea is, no matter whether a business leaves or a new development happens and builds a new store front that it mirrors what's currently there,” External link

mynews13 Friday, March 15, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “That’s the number one thing that they look at, actually, is whether this course is set up that it is safe for the spectators and say for the drivers,” External link

wtsp Saturday, March 9, 2019 1:37:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Mayor Rick Kriseman ) : “It does, however, give me the authority to remove them if I think they've acted with malfeasance or they've negligently performed their duties, and I believe it has risen to that level". Kriseman said he is waiting for the housing authority to provide his office with documents to help the city determine if further action needs to be taken. He expects to have the documents by next week and will decide at that point. "This is a really important organization. What the housing authority does is really look out for and hopefully provide housing for our neediest populations,” “Over the last year or so, there’s been a lot of voices in the community who have expressed concerns about the housing authority and some of the actions being taken by the housing authority. State law is very clear of what authority I have as the mayor from both appointing people to the housing authority and removal” External link

wtsp Saturday, March 2, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “It’s incredibly frustrating for the legislature to step in and say we haven’t talked to your folks but we do know what’s better for them and so we are just going to do this,” External link

abcactionnews Tuesday, February 5, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman added : "Our state leaders always say they don't want to be ruled by leaders in Washington DC. We, as local leaders, know what's best for our citizens. We spent a long time looking at this ordinance before we passed it," External link

abcactionnews Tuesday, February 5, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “This year we each put in $150,000 each. And so my hope is, if the numbers continue, we will get something back. But certainly our subsidy numbers have gone down significantly,” External link

marinelink Tuesday, January 22, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman added : “The interesting thing is that last time the total investment from the four government entities was about $1.4 million,” “What we have learned from the data is that the numbers spent in our two communities totaled about $1.6 million. So there was more of an economic benefit in our two communities in dollars spent than what it cost us. Again I expect with greater ridership that $1.6 million number is going to grow. And even if that number holds steady, you are talking about the four spending $600,000 to get $1.6 million economic impact, and that’s a pretty dog gone good return on our investment” External link

marinelink Tuesday, January 22, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “If next year we want to go to full time service with four boats, that’s really the challenge, getting the boats,” “They basically have to be manufactured. Its not like there are a ton of these vessels manufactured just sitting waiting for someone to purchase them. And so that would be something that requires longer term planning. And we have worked with Hillsborough County to do something long term. And I am certainly hoping that we can move in that direction. And I think it is going to continue to take a multi-jurisdictional effort for that to happen” External link

marinelink Tuesday, January 22, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Our involvement in the MacDill Ferry is only to the extent of supporting the concept moving forward,” “In conversations I have had with Hillsborough commissioners, if that were to move forward, the MacDill Ferry would operate as a commuter ferry Monday through Friday and after the commuter hours are over during the week it would operate to serve downtown St. Pete and downtown Tampa. And on weekends it would operate to serve downtown St. Pete and downtown Tampa” External link

marinelink Tuesday, January 22, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “The Cross Bay Ferry will really be great first step to providing full ferry service, with the hope being to develop it and be successful. Then (the MacDill) commuter service could also come to St. Pete and Tampa, connecting downtown Tampa and St, Pete and with the south shore,” External link

marinelink Tuesday, January 22, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "At this point, that's the choice we've made-— we don't want to put more chemicals in our water than you have to, which also might change the taste of the water. Potentially, it would really change the taste and impact significantly more than flushing," External link

tampabay Thursday, October 26, 2017 12:31:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "You always reevaluate, but our No. 1 primary intention continues to be the quality of water that we provide," External link

tampabay Thursday, October 26, 2017 12:31:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "It puts us at such a disadvantage as a city, as a region and as a state economically," External link

tampabay Saturday, February 25, 2017 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We either get real creative where we look at trying to provide funding ourselves, which is what we did with the ferry project, or we hope we can maybe get some federal dollars," "Aside from that, there's just not a whole lot of options for cities" External link

tampabay Saturday, February 25, 2017 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "This is about something that benefits the community for the long term, whether that's a grocery store, a co-op, whether that's a roller-skating rink," "I don't think anything should be off the table" External link

tampabay Friday, February 24, 2017 9:02:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We really want to draw people out to the Pier head itself ...," "The Pier head makes the most sense. If it can be done" External link

tampabay Saturday, February 4, 2017 4:48:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "It makes it easier for everyone. And, frankly, it makes it easier for visitors to plan ahead to buy plane tickets and get a hotel room," External link

tampabay Wednesday, January 18, 2017 2:48:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "When the race is happening, downtown is open for business," External link

tampabay Wednesday, January 18, 2017 2:48:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : "In light of the city's pursuit of Tangerine Plaza and our ability to incentivize Wal-Mart's remaining, we are hopeful that they will revisit this decision," External link

tampabay Tuesday, January 17, 2017 8:10:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I don't know that anyone thought he had a chance of reaching the White House," External link

tampabay Friday, January 13, 2017 8:49:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I can't imagine that with everything that's been said and happened over the course of the campaign," External link

tampabay Friday, January 13, 2017 8:49:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "There were some real ugly responses," External link

tampabay Friday, January 13, 2017 8:49:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "There are a lot of steps to this," External link

tampabay Wednesday, January 4, 2017 9:11:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I like to see it very clear where they play their games," External link

tampabay Wednesday, January 4, 2017 9:11:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I don't want us to have any regrets down the road," "I want to be able to give the community something really special" External link

tampabay Thursday, December 15, 2016 3:11:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "It sounds great to say, 'Let's use this money for this,' but legally we can't do it," "At the same time, I am absolutely committed to fixing our sewer system, and we've got the funding in place to do that. It will get done" External link

tampabay Thursday, December 15, 2016 3:11:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I always felt like we had an advantage when it comes to sites and funding," "It was one of the reasons I was comfortable doing this deal with the Rays (to search for a new park)" External link

tampabay Monday, November 7, 2016 12:04:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman told : "That raises some serious questions to me," External link

tampabay Friday, September 30, 2016 2:36:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Those are answers I think we all need to know," External link

tampabay Friday, September 30, 2016 2:36:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Maybe between now and then (next week's meeting), something will jog their memory," External link

tampabay Friday, September 30, 2016 2:36:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "The response we got was, 'Sorry, we're not interested.' That's not good enough," External link

tampabay Saturday, September 24, 2016 6:19:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "The response we got was, 'Sorry, we're not interested. That's not good enough,'" External link

tampabay Saturday, September 24, 2016 1:23:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "The information that I had making those statement then and now is based upon testing results and bacteria levels," "If it wasn't safe I'd be the first one screaming about it" External link

tampabay Wednesday, September 21, 2016 4:07:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We are asking the same questions," External link

tampabay Wednesday, September 21, 2016 4:07:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : "Included in Mr. Askew's email is a consultant's report that I believe has never been shared publicly or with my office or with City Council," "As such, I have asked our legal and human resources departments to work with an independent firm to learn why this report has only recently surfaced and to conduct a thorough management review of Water Resources. I demand accountability to me, to City Council and to the citizens we serve" External link

tampabay Saturday, September 17, 2016 5:12:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We are in the middle of a perfect storm," External link

tampabay Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:09:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Climate change has arrived and this is what it looks like," External link

tampabay Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:09:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "The bill has come due and we are paying it," External link

tampabay Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:09:00 AM EAT



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spokesman for st. petersburg66.67%EN09/14/201614/09/2016
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Stuart Sternberg said ( about Mayor Rick Kriseman ) : "We agree generally with Mayor Kriseman's characterization of our months of conversations, though we would like to clarify two points. First, we do not agree that this is the best path forward. Second, we asked for the opportunity to explore this concept with both St. Petersburg and Montreal, and with Tampa and Montreal," External link

wftv Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:47:00 AM EAT

Richard Prince said ( about Mayor Rick Kriseman ) : “It’s a program Mayor (Rick) Kriseman elected to have to prevent some of the things that’s happening, and give them programming to help with their idle time and see them into a successful future,” External link

wtsp Wednesday, July 17, 2019 2:19:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Mayor Rick Kriseman ) : “It does, however, give me the authority to remove them if I think they've acted with malfeasance or they've negligently performed their duties, and I believe it has risen to that level". Kriseman said he is waiting for the housing authority to provide his office with documents to help the city determine if further action needs to be taken. He expects to have the documents by next week and will decide at that point. "This is a really important organization. What the housing authority does is really look out for and hopefully provide housing for our neediest populations,” “Over the last year or so, there’s been a lot of voices in the community who have expressed concerns about the housing authority and some of the actions being taken by the housing authority. State law is very clear of what authority I have as the mayor from both appointing people to the housing authority and removal” External link

wtsp Saturday, March 2, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Rick Baker wrote ( about Mayor Rick Kriseman ) : "I am disappointed to see citizens' hard earned money spent to hire a PR person to spin the truth about the continuous environmental damage in our city," "That money would be better spent fixing the problem. Instead our current Mayor spends money to attempt to wash the issues away. Problems with your sewer system during a hurricane might be understandable — but misleading the public is inexcusable" External link

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Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "The legislature shouldn't tell local government what to do. We know our cities and counties better than they do," External link

patch Thursday, May 6, 2021 6:01:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I know what my community needs," "The governor doesn't always know what each individual community needs because they're not here. They don't live here" External link

ABCnews Tuesday, May 4, 2021 8:35:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Instead of the legislature and the governor pre-empting cities and counties, they should be calling us all up and saying thank you to cities and counties,” “What could have happened in the state of Florida as far as the number of hospitalizations and the number of deaths didn’t happen because of the actions cities and counties took, that this legislation directly addresses and – in vast large part – would prohibit us from doing” External link

wivb Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:18:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Instead of the legislature and the governor pre-empting cities and counties, they should be calling us all up and saying thank you to cities and counties,” “What could have happened in the state of Florida as far as the number of hospitalizations and the number of deaths didn’t happen because of the actions cities and counties took, that this legislation directly addresses and – in vast large part – would prohibit us from doing” External link

wkbn Tuesday, May 4, 2021 1:20:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

washtimes Monday, May 3, 2021 11:45:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Instead of the legislature and the governor pre-empting cities and counties, they should be calling us all up and saying thank you to cities and counties,” “What could have happened in the state of Florida as far as the number of hospitalizations and the number of deaths didn’t happen because of the actions cities and counties took, that this legislation directly addresses and – in vast large part – would prohibit us from doing” External link

wkrn Monday, May 3, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : "To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor's behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?" External link

startribune Monday, May 3, 2021 11:05:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

bangordailynews Monday, May 3, 2021 10:59:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Instead of the legislature and the governor pre-empting cities and counties, they should be calling us all up and saying thank you to cities and counties,” “What could have happened in the state of Florida as far as the number of hospitalizations and the number of deaths didn’t happen because of the actions cities and counties took, that this legislation directly addresses and – in vast large part – would prohibit us from doing” External link

wearecentralpa Monday, May 3, 2021 10:26:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Instead of the legislature and the governor pre-empting cities and counties, they should be calling us all up and saying thank you to cities and counties,” “What could have happened in the state of Florida as far as the number of hospitalizations and the number of deaths didn’t happen because of the actions cities and counties took, that this legislation directly addresses and – in vast large part – would prohibit us from doing” External link

yourerie Monday, May 3, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

yourerie Monday, May 3, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Instead of the legislature and the governor pre-empting cities and counties, they should be calling us all up and saying thank you to cities and counties,” “What could have happened in the state of Florida as far as the number of hospitalizations and the number of deaths didn’t happen because of the actions cities and counties took, that this legislation directly addresses and – in vast large part – would prohibit us from doing” External link

wwlp Monday, May 3, 2021 10:10:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Instead of the legislature and the governor pre-empting cities and counties, they should be calling us all up and saying thank you to cities and counties,” “What could have happened in the state of Florida as far as the number of hospitalizations and the number of deaths didn’t happen because of the actions cities and counties took, that this legislation directly addresses and – in vast large part – would prohibit us from doing” External link

fox59 Monday, May 3, 2021 9:37:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

wcfcourier Monday, May 3, 2021 9:07:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

siouxcityjournal Monday, May 3, 2021 9:02:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Instead of the legislature and the governor pre-empting cities and counties, they should be calling us all up and saying thank you to cities and counties,” “What could have happened in the state of Florida as far as the number of hospitalizations and the number of deaths didn’t happen because of the actions cities and counties took, that this legislation directly addresses and – in vast large part – would prohibit us from doing” External link

wkbn Monday, May 3, 2021 8:48:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

therepublic Monday, May 3, 2021 8:45:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

tribtown Monday, May 3, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

gazette Monday, May 3, 2021 8:34:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

seattlepi Monday, May 3, 2021 8:28:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

beaumontenterprise Monday, May 3, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

ChinaPost Monday, May 3, 2021 8:21:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : "To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor's behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?" External link

startribune Monday, May 3, 2021 8:17:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, May 3, 2021 8:11:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

news4jax Monday, May 3, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

680news Monday, May 3, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

click2houston Monday, May 3, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

wsoctv Monday, May 3, 2021 7:53:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

ABCnews Monday, May 3, 2021 7:53:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

independent-UK Monday, May 3, 2021 7:52:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

actionnewsjax Monday, May 3, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

clickondetroit Monday, May 3, 2021 7:48:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Ron DeSantis ) : “To be clear, cities like St. Pete, Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Miami Beach, saved Florida and the governor’s behind throughout this pandemic. Can you imagine if each city had been led by Ron DeSantis? How many lives would have been lost? What would our economy look like today?” External link

TorontoStar Monday, May 3, 2021 7:46:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We have confidence that it's being contained, that we're not gonna see, ya know, a further spread," External link

wtsp Sunday, May 2, 2021 3:33:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : "Yesterday, this goal was unfortunately derailed, but we are not deterred," External link

wtsp Friday, April 16, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : “The sooner we can provide jobs and affordable places to live to our residents, the better,” “And the sooner the Tampa Bay Rays make their desires known, the better” External link

wtsp Friday, April 16, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman says : "There were a lot of promises made on this site. This site has a long history, and the city never honored those promises. We have an opportunity to right those wrongs, to take care of those promises that weren't kept to create those jobs and opportunities and those places to live and businesses that should have been here but weren't here," External link

abcactionnews Friday, April 9, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman says : "There were a lot of promises made on this site. This site has a long history, and the city never honored those promises. We have an opportunity to right those wrongs, to take care of those promises that weren't kept to create those jobs and opportunities and those places to live and businesses that should have been here but weren't here," External link

abcactionnews Friday, April 9, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We received many quality submissions to redevelop the Tropicana Field site, and I am thankful for the time, money, and energy that each team expended. Four submissions clearly stood out as truly exceptional and I am excited for our residents to learn more about each one," External link

wtsp Thursday, April 8, 2021 5:08:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "This is my last opportunity I have to do this as mayor," External link

patch Wednesday, April 7, 2021 1:18:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We've done a good job, until now," External link

abcactionnews Tuesday, April 6, 2021 4:40:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We have confidence that it's being contained, that we're not gonna see, ya know, a further spread," External link

wtsp Monday, March 29, 2021 10:36:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We received many quality submissions to redevelop the Tropicana Field site, and I am thankful for the time, money, and energy that each team expended. Four submissions clearly stood out as truly exceptional and I am excited for our residents to learn more about each one. The future of that site, with or without baseball, has never been brighter. As I've said time and again, this is our chance to get it right, and to right wrongs. I encourage everyone to remain engaged in this process as we move forward," External link

abcactionnews Tuesday, March 9, 2021 1:01:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “He will always be our first Black president. And his presidency was one that we can always be proud of,” External link

wtsp Saturday, February 27, 2021 12:46:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “He overcame every obstacle, every person who hated him simply because of the color of his skin. People who questioned his place of birth and his very right to run for the highest office in the land,” External link

wtsp Saturday, February 27, 2021 12:46:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Barack Obama ) : “Highlighting Barack Obama’s extraordinary story and history-making presidency in this way will inspire generations of young people,” External link

wsvn Thursday, February 25, 2021 6:57:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about President Obama ) : “Our main library has always been an exciting hub for learning in our city,” “It is made all the better by honoring President Obama” External link

wsvn Thursday, February 25, 2021 6:57:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Barack Obama ) : “Highlighting Barack Obama’s extraordinary story and history-making presidency in this way will inspire generations of young people,” External link

wsvn Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:57:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about President Obama ) : “Our main library has always been an exciting hub for learning in our city,” “It is made all the better by honoring President Obama” External link

wsvn Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:57:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Barack Obama ) : "Highlighting Barack Obama's extraordinary story and history-making presidency in this way will inspire generations of young people," External link

fox35orlando Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:01:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Barack Obama ) : "Our main library has always been an exciting hub for learning in our city," "It is made all the better by honoring President Obama" External link

fox35orlando Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:01:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I am incredibly excited for this dedication," External link

wtsp Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:57:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman added ( about Barack Obama ) : “I believe the President Barack Obama Main Library will not only complement city buildings bearing the name of local trailblazers but will serve as an example to other cities,” External link

wivb Wednesday, February 24, 2021 1:38:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : "We're going to take a very close look at this, and it may end up costing someone a lot more than 50 cent," External link

wtsp Wednesday, February 10, 2021 6:37:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : “This isn’t how we should be celebrating the Super Bowl. It’s not safe or smart. It’s stupid,” External link

thegrio Monday, February 8, 2021 7:32:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : “This isn’t how we should be celebrating the Super Bowl,” “It’s not safe or smart. It’s stupid. We’re going to take a very close look at this, and it may end up costing someone a lot more than 50 Cent” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, February 8, 2021 2:23:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman expressed : “this isn’t how we should be celebrating the Super Bowl” External link

wkbn Sunday, February 7, 2021 5:36:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "This isn't how we should be celebrating the Super Bowl. It's not safe or smart. It's stupid. We're going to take a very close look at this, and it may end up costing someone a lot more than 50 cent," External link

trust Sunday, February 7, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “I don’t want to sugarcoat anything, and that wasn’t our intent today – to not recognize that our small businesses have struggled, that people have lost their jobs, and that it’s been a real challenge,” “But I think it’s fair to say that our community and our city have fared far better than so many other cities in our region and in our state and in this country” External link

mynews13 Thursday, January 28, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “These developers clearly heard our desires and directives loud and clear,” External link

wtsp Wednesday, January 27, 2021 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “The redevelopment of this site must not serve to advance political agendas. It must not occur to the sole benefit of a developer or a baseball team or anyone else,” “The focus must be on the people of St. Petersburg” External link

wtsp Wednesday, January 27, 2021 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Would I love to see at least those decisions made while I’m sitting here? Obviously,” “But I’m going to do everything I can to keep that moving forward so that the community doesn’t have to keep waiting. They’ve waited too long” External link

wtsp Wednesday, January 27, 2021 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Without the city’s ownership and control of the development I cannot guarantee that the wishes of the city and the community occur on that portion of the property,” External link

wtsp Wednesday, January 27, 2021 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Spend an entire week here. Or two weeks, for that matter here. Come on down right away. First and foremost, you're going to be coming to an area that takes COVID safety and dealing with this pandemic seriously," External link

fox35orlando Tuesday, January 26, 2021 2:46:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Here in Florida, we lost 24,000 people and more than 1,100 here in Pinellas. Those are large horrible numbers, but they're more than just numbers. I get very angry when we focus on the numbers themselves and lose sight of what the numbers really truly represent," External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, January 20, 2021 5:52:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “city of opportunity where the sun shines on all,” External link

abcactionnews Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We have been citing now for several months I think we’ve issued more, and I am not bragging when I say this cause I wish I didn’t issue one, but we’ve issued more than 200 citations," External link

abcactionnews Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I want it and want to get it," "And, I'm happy to do it on camera to show that it's safe" External link

abcactionnews Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “So, we are going to have social workers in non-threatening situations, and that's really important we are not putting them at risk,” “But, they are going to be going out, and handling calls is more appropriate for them than a police officer” External link

abcactionnews Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “The better trained our men and women are the safer they are,” “But, the second reason is the better trained our men and women are the safer our community is. That is when you have less mistakes and bad things happening, when our officers are better trained, we are going to continue to do that” External link

abcactionnews Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We've issued over 189 citations already and unfortunately there are multiple businesses that have multiple citations," External link

wtsp Friday, December 18, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We want our businesses to stay open and people to be employed and the easiest way to do that is to follow the rules," External link

wtsp Friday, December 18, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Please continue to lift up our city," External link

wtsp Thursday, December 3, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I am incredibly thankful for the bravery of these officers, and that they should be okay. I am also saddened by the loss of a man's life," External link

wtsp Thursday, December 3, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "This isn’t partisan because there’s Republican governors all over this country who are stepping up and leading their state. Unfortunately, that’s not happening in Florida," "Our numbers are not getting better in the state of Florida. They’re getting worse. To not address it, to not speak out publicly and answer questions really does show a lack of concern, a lack of leadership. It’s incredibly disappointing," External link

wtsp Wednesday, November 25, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Our hope is that he pays attention to the mayors,” “We are the closest to the people. We have to deal with what is happening on the ground each and every day in our communities” External link

news-yahoo Friday, November 20, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “All we are asking for as mayors is the support of an administration in Tallahassee that is looking out for the residents of the state of Florida as much as we are for the residents of our community,” External link

orlandosentinel Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I look back at prior to the governor entering the Phase 3 Order and in my city and in our county we were a rolling week average between 2.5 percent and 3.5 percent, and we were steady at that percentage," "Then after his order was entered, and like so many of the orders he's drafted created incredible confusion in our (St. Pete) community. Not just with the business community but with the governments in our county" External link

patch Thursday, November 19, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "The last thing we want to do here in St. Petersburg is to shut things down again. We're seeing it happen around the county. We're going to do everything we can to prevent that, including enhanced rules if we need to," External link

wptv Thursday, November 19, 2020 3:35:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “All we are asking for as mayors is the support of an administration in Tallahassee that is looking out for the residents of the state of Florida as much as we are for the residents of our community,” External link

sun-sentinel Thursday, November 19, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "The last thing we want to do here in St. Petersburg is to shut things down again. We’re seeing it happen around the county. We’re going to do everything we can to prevent that including enhanced rules if we need to," External link

wptv Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “The last thing we want to do here in St. Petersburg is to shut things down again. We’re seeing it happen around the county. We’re going to do everything we can to prevent that including enhanced rules if we need to,” External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “The last thing we want to do here in St Petersburg is shut things down again. We’re seeing it happen around the county,” External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman added : “The last thing we want to do here in St. Petersburg is to shut things down again. We’re seeing it happen around the county. We’re going to do everything we can to prevent that including enhanced rules if we need to,” External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:52:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman added : “The last thing we want to do here in St. Petersburg is to shut things down again. We’re seeing it happen around the county. We’re going to do everything we can to prevent that including enhanced rules if we need to,” External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman asked : "If communication alone doesn’t work, then are there additional restrictions we should be looking at putting in place and if so, what are they and when is the right time to put those in place?," External link

wtsp Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There’s zero reason for anyone to be armed, openly armed, out in front of a polling place,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, November 1, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There’s zero reason for anyone to be armed, openly armed, out in front of a polling place,” External link

latimes Sunday, November 1, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "This is the time for peer pressure," "Don't let that family member or that friend of yours sit this one out, it is too important. More than six million Floridians have already cast their ballot" External link

patch Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman told : "I personally think this is the most consequential election of our life. We have two very, very different candidates, and if you don't like the direction the country's going in, you gotta get out and vote," External link

patch Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “This race shines a bright light on our incredible city for all the world to see,” “Sports can give us all an important outlet and allow us all to come together as a community” External link

wtsp Saturday, October 24, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “I strongly believe that life must always carry on as best that we are able,” External link

wtsp Saturday, October 24, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We will issue you a citation, I don’t want to do that. I’d like us to police ourselves but you need to know if you’re not going to do it, we will,” External link

abcactionnews Friday, October 16, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We are hoping that our community doesn’t get too comfortable into lax,” “It’s not that time to take our foot off the pedal and start posting again. We still have to be vigilant in what we’re doing” External link

wtsp Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:06:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We want to be open, but we want to be smart. So, we are taking it slow and trying to take it smart and do it the right way so that we don’t have to backtrack,” External link

wtsp Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:06:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman added : “If you can not maintain social distancing and you’re not with members of your family or party, please put on a mask,” External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We intend to allow a limited number of fans to attend the GP,” External link

news4jax Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We intend to allow a limited number of fans to attend the GP," External link

wptv Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Keep your guns, knives and weapons at home," External link

wtsp Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : “Here’s an example of what not to do, especially in Pinellas County and St. Petersburg, where our mask mandate & policies have led the way in the fight against COVID,” External link

sun-sentinel Friday, September 4, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : “Here’s an example of what not to do, especially in Pinellas County and St. Petersburg, where our mask mandate & policies have led the way in the fight against COVID,” External link

orlandosentinel Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “This isn't about people who want handouts,” External link

wtsp Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "As far as major league baseball it's critical to see what their plan is and how they will create a safe environment for our community. If they come up with a plan I am comfortable with and addressed those things then certainly it would be acceptable," External link

wtsp Thursday, August 20, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "It will impact the kids in this community and the families of these kids," External link

abc7ny Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "You just can't say 'thank you' enough," External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "You just can't say 'thank you' enough," External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman explained : “Obviously we want the team here in St. Petersburg, if it’s on that site great. If it’s in St. Pete and not on that site, that’s OK too. We’ll be prepared to address that,” External link

abcactionnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman added : “I would rather us take our time and get it right than to rush it and have regrets, that’s why we’ve taken the time we’ve taken thus far,” External link

abcactionnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “I think this is gonna be a place where locals are gonna hang out. I think this is gonna be our central park,” External link

abcactionnews Friday, July 24, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There are so many places throughout here where you can just sit and look out and see what’s really beautiful about this community,” External link

abcactionnews Friday, July 24, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There are so many places throughout here where you can just sit and look out and see what’s really beautiful about this community,” External link

abcactionnews Friday, July 24, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There was an intention to create a place that was welcoming to everyone in the community, that it didn’t matter where you lived, it didn’t matter what your income was, you could come here and experience it and enjoy it and take it in whether you had $1 in your pocket or $500 in your pocket,” External link

abcactionnews Friday, July 24, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There was an intention to create a place that was welcoming to everyone in the community, that it didn’t matter where you lived, it didn’t matter what your income was, you could come here and experience it and enjoy it and take it in whether you had $1 in your pocket or $500 in your pocket,” External link

abcactionnews Friday, July 24, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “St. Petersburg is iconic because of its waterfront parks, and this adds to what’s iconic about the city in a huge and spectacular way,” External link

abcactionnews Friday, July 24, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “St. Petersburg is iconic because of its waterfront parks, and this adds to what’s iconic about the city in a huge and spectacular way,” External link

abcactionnews Friday, July 24, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We can change health outcomes when we work together," External link

abcactionnews Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Innovation is a part of our mission statement here in St. Pete,” “While this is not a police department with a bloated budget or one with frivolous toys it is a department that can continue to get even better. We are open to change” External link

khou Sunday, July 12, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We wanted to have a lot of different offerings, and we wanted the people there to look different from each other to reflect our community,” External link

mynews13 Friday, July 10, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman says : “The beauty of it is that it really gives small businesses resources that otherwise doesn’t have,” External link

mynews13 Friday, July 10, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Innovation is a part of our mission statement here in St. Pete,” “While this is not a police department with a bloated budget or one with frivolous toys it is a department that can continue to get even better. We are open to change” External link

wtsp Friday, July 10, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “I think this is gonna be a place where locals are gonna hang out. I think this is gonna be our central park,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There’s so many places throughout here where you can just sit and look out and see what’s really beautiful about this community,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There’s so many places throughout here where you can just sit and look out and see what’s really beautiful about this community,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There was an intention to create a place that was welcoming to everyone in the community, that it didn’t matter where you lived, it didn’t matter what your income was, you could come here and experience it and enjoy it and take it in whether you had $1 in your pocket or $500 in your pocket,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There was an intention to create a place that was welcoming to everyone in the community, that it didn’t matter where you lived, it didn’t matter what your income was, you could come here and experience it and enjoy it and take it in whether you had $1 in your pocket or $500 in your pocket,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “St. Petersburg is iconic because of its waterfront parks, and this adds to what’s iconic about the city in a huge and spectacular way,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “St. Petersburg is iconic because of its waterfront parks, and this adds to what’s iconic about the city in a huge and spectacular way,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “I think this is gonna be a place where locals are gonna hang out. I think this is gonna be our central park,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There’s so many places throughout here where you can just sit and look out and see what’s really beautiful about this community,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There’s so many places throughout here where you can just sit and look out and see what’s really beautiful about this community,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There was an intention to create a place that was welcoming to everyone in the community, that it didn’t matter where you lived, it didn’t matter what your income was, you could come here and experience it and enjoy it and take it in whether you had $1 in your pocket or $500 in your pocket,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There was an intention to create a place that was welcoming to everyone in the community, that it didn’t matter where you lived, it didn’t matter what your income was, you could come here and experience it and enjoy it and take it in whether you had $1 in your pocket or $500 in your pocket,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “St. Petersburg is iconic because of its waterfront parks, and this adds to what’s iconic about the city in a huge and spectacular way,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “St. Petersburg is iconic because of its waterfront parks, and this adds to what’s iconic about the city in a huge and spectacular way,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, July 6, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “I think where we’re having the issue and we need some help from the business community is when people are coming into their business, there’s still a certain segment that just for whatever reason and some have called it selfishness whatever, but they refuse to wear a mask,” “And in those instances where a business may have it posted outside that masks are mandatory if somebody’s coming in without a mask and they don’t meet one of the exceptions for why you don’t have to wear one that business should be asking the person to put one on and if they refuse to do so should be calling the non emergency line of our police department” External link

abcactionnews Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “This should be a statewide policy. The fact that it's not makes no sense. If we're going to get a handle on this, we have to be acting collectively, not just piecemeal,” External link

wtsp Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "There’s no treatment, there’s no vaccine," External link

gainesville Monday, June 22, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "It's been a long and winding road, but we've arrived at our destination: A dynamic, 26-acre waterfront playground that will serve residents and visitors for generations to come," "It's time for everyone to experience all the Pier District and St. Pete Pier has to offer" External link

abcactionnews Friday, June 19, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone’s death. Maybe even our own,” External link

nbcnewyork Friday, June 19, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There are all kinds of alarm bells that are going off for me,” External link

wishtv Friday, June 19, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone´s death. Maybe even our own,” External link

dailytimesPK Thursday, June 18, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can suffer the short term inconveniences and put the worst of the virus behind us or we can suffer indefinitely in fits and starts. We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone's death. Maybe even our own,” External link

news4jax Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone’s death. Maybe even our own,” External link

12newsnow Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone’s death. Maybe even our own,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, June 18, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone’s death. Maybe even our own,” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, June 18, 2020 8:26:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone’s death. Maybe even our own,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, June 18, 2020 5:58:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone's death. Maybe even our own," External link

ctvnews Thursday, June 18, 2020 4:41:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone’s death. Maybe even our own,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone’s death. Maybe even our own,” External link

wral Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone's death. Maybe even our own," External link

startribune Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone’s death. Maybe even our own,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We can wear a mask, protect others and ourselves, or we can contribute to someone’s death. Maybe even our own,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "This is happening statewide. Ideally, we would have leadership from the top and this would be a statewide decision," External link

nzherald Thursday, June 18, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “This is happening statewide. Ideally, we would have leadership from the top and this would be a statewide decision,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “This is happening statewide. Ideally, we would have leadership from the top and this would be a statewide decision,” External link

startribune Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “This is happening statewide. Ideally, we would have leadership from the top and this would be a statewide decision,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “This is happening statewide. Ideally we would have leadership from the top and this would be a statewide decision,” External link

fox35orlando Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We can wear a mask or contribute to someone’s death, maybe our own," External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, June 17, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “They are not a souvenir, they are meant to be worn and can save your life,” External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, June 17, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “They are not a souvenir, they are meant to be worn and can save your life,” External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, June 17, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : "This is a time for peace and healing and moving toward a better and fairer society for African Americans. Anything less is unacceptable here," External link

wtsp Friday, June 12, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : "Today's virtual city council meeting was crashed by racists who attempted to use their allotted time to spew hateful and repulsive words and call for individuals, including African Americans and the mayor, to be killed," External link

wtsp Friday, June 12, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “I may never feel the pain of a knee on my neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds but as the mayor and a human being I feel the pain my community feels and it feels awful,” External link

abcactionnews Thursday, June 4, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Petersburg Police ) : “When it started getting a bit problematic last night it wasn’t St. Petersburg it was people from outside the community,” External link

abcactionnews Monday, June 1, 2020 2:25:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : "I hope that all residents of St. Pete remember that while we may be separated due to COVID-19, we are never alone and that we should continue to embrace and celebrate our LGBTQ residents and allies every day for their efforts in helping the sun to shine so brightly on us here in St. Pete," External link

wtsp Friday, May 22, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Going forward, we ask that all residents continue to take hand washing seriously," "Continue to practice social distancing as much as possible ... and please, please, please wear a face-covering if you're out in public or inside a business" External link

wtsp Tuesday, May 12, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “I’ve also asked them to work with our restaurant community to help us decide how best to further expand outdoor dining on a temporary basis. As it relates to this there is much to consider including public safety, traffic and equity issues,” External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 7:35:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “I’ve also asked them to work with our restaurant community to help us decide how best to further expand outdoor dining on a temporary basis. As it relates to this there is much to consider including public safety, traffic and equity issues,” External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 7:35:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "More help is on the way," External link

wtsp Wednesday, April 15, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "The insidiousness of COVID-19 can impact more than just our physical health," "Because of the safer at home policies in place during this emergency, it can affect our emotional well-being, too. I look forward to speaking with St. Pete residents who may need some sunshine in their day" External link

wtsp Tuesday, April 14, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Rick Scott ) : “I may not have agreed on a whole lot of things with Rick Scott when he was governor,” External link

nytimes Thursday, April 2, 2020 5:55:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “We fully recognize that the road ahead will be a difficult one, but St. Pete emerged from the recession and quickly outpaced our peers thanks to the entrepreneurial spirit of our community, and effective policy making, and we'll do it again,” External link

mynews13 Tuesday, March 31, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We respect this decision. As I've said all week, this virus and the strategies to mitigate exposure have created a very fluid situation," External link

abcactionnews Sunday, March 15, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I don't make this decision lightly. I strongly believe life must carry on, as best we are able. But the reality now is that's just not possible. I am disappointed," "I love this race. But I love this city and our residents more. Thank you for your trust" External link

abcactionnews Sunday, March 15, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We are ready to embrace the race," External link

abcactionnews Sunday, March 15, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I don't make this decision lightly. I strongly believe life must carry on, as best we are able. But the reality now is that's just not possible. I am disappointed," "I love this race. But I love this city and our residents more. Thank you for your trust" External link

abcactionnews Friday, March 13, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We are ready to embrace the race," External link

abcactionnews Friday, March 13, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We are ready to embrace the race," External link

abcactionnews Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We are working with the promoters and IndyCar and will have more announcements later as to whether the race itself will run," External link

abcactionnews Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I don't make this decision lightly. I strongly believe life must carry on, as best we are able. But the reality now is that's just not possible. I am disappointed," "I love this race. But I love this city and our residents more. Thank you for your trust" External link

abcactionnews Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Public health and the safety of our community are always priority No. 1,” External link

foxnews Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We are ready to embrace the race," External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Public health and the safety of our community are always priority number one, but we also need to make sure that we aren't panicking," "We need to go about our lives, at least until we have data that suggests otherwise" External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "The city's interest in the land lasts forever. The Rays' interest is for seven more years," "In 2028, the Rays get zero dollars from any redevelopment that occurs on the land, and so the clock is ticking" External link

mynews13 Friday, January 31, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bill McCollum ) : “This is all just the latest in a long series of attacks on municipalities,” “The people of Florida cannot rely on their state government to look out for them. They couldn’t rely on Bill McCollum, and they’ll never be able to rely on attorney generals who care more about the powerful than the people” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, January 23, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Carter G Woodson ) : "Dueces Rising continues with a financial commitment of $1 million dollars for a future Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum," External link

mynews13 Wednesday, December 11, 2019 5:39:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman added : "If you look to the past, what you see is attendance that has lagged. If you look to the future, you see attendance that is very different. Our city is exploding. It's growing. We have new hotels, apartments and office space. This is a place a team should want to be," “Would we be disappointed to lose the team? Absolutely. Will we and can we survive without the team? Absolutely” External link

abcactionnews Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "both parties have agreed that the best path forward is to abide by the existing use agreement with the understanding that the agreement allows for the Rays Organization to explore post-2027 split or full season opportunities, both in St. Petersburg and elsewhere" External link

abcactionnews Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "sharing with the team with Montreal is not an option" External link

abcactionnews Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : “In accordance with the existing use agreement, should the Rays organization wish to continue exploration of the shared season concept with Montreal, that exploration must be limited to the 2028 season and beyond,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:10:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : “I continue to believe that the Rays organization will come to determine that the Tampa Bay area, and specifically St. Pete, remains the best place to play baseball 81 days a year and to succeed in the long-term,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:10:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "In accordance with the existing use agreement, should the Rays organization wish to continue exploration of the shared season concept with Montreal, that exploration must be limited to the 2028 season and beyond," External link

wftv Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:47:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "both parties have agreed that the best path forward is to abide by the existing use agreement with the understanding that the agreement allows for the Rays Organization to explore post-2027 split or full season opportunities, both in St. Petersburg and elsewhere" External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:55:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "sharing with the team with Montreal is not an option" External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:55:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : “Both parties have agreed that the best path forward is to abide by the existing use agreement,” External link

montrealgazette Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman told : "If we were to get to a point where we allowed the Rays to explore the split season, I believe and I may be wrong on this, but I believe it would end up showing that the challenges are too great," External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, October 9, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "While the climate debate may be over the climate emergency is well underway and make no mistake this is an emergency," "My office is treating it as such and is exploring making a formal declaration of such, complementing are existing policies and executive orders related to sustainability and resiliency" External link

abcactionnews Saturday, September 21, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “There’s been a heightened visibility, I mean the women’s soccer team has brought things back to everybody’s attention. This has been one of those issues, unfortunately, I think, that with time people have started to kind of forget about,” “I’m a little more optimistic also, I think, because we have a new administration in Tallahassee who has seemed to be more open to things than prior administrations have been. I’m hopeful maybe this is one of those issues that this administration would be more open to and recognize the economic benefit to our state and jump on it from that perspective” External link

wtsp Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:16:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : “Receiving many questions this morning from our friends in the media,” External link

wtsp Friday, August 2, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “I am excited about the reimagined St. Petersburg Museum of History, Florida’s third oldest museum,” External link

wtsp Wednesday, July 31, 2019 3:12:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Our plan will provide an increased supply of dwelling units, assist those who want to have homeownership, and help keep families in their existing homes so they don’t get pushed out by rising prices,” External link

wtsp Thursday, July 25, 2019 1:57:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman explained : "We must be able to provide affordable, quality housing for those who aspire to live in St. Pete. This will expand existing programs and introduce new solutions to provide opportunities to thousands," External link

abcactionnews Wednesday, July 24, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "If your profits are based on consumption, where's your incentive to reduce electricity use?" External link

timesfreepress Friday, July 12, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “If your profits are based on consumption, where’s your incentive to reduce electricity use?” External link

nytimes Sunday, July 7, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Anthony Holloway ) : “I have total confidence in our police department and Chief (Anthony) Holloway,” “They work really closely with the Department of Homeland Security, with the FBI, with all the agencies in our community” External link

wtsp Tuesday, July 2, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Last year, we joined the Better Cities for Pets initiative, and I proclaimed St. Petersburg to be a pet-friendly city. This initiative follows up on that promise to do everything from reducing pet homelessness to having more businesses and restaurants welcoming to pets," External link

abcactionnews Sunday, June 30, 2019 11:35:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

CBC Thursday, June 27, 2019 12:31:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

barrie Wednesday, June 26, 2019 9:34:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

barrie Wednesday, June 26, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “If Mr. Sternberg wishes to formally explore this concept with me and his desire to privately and fully fund a new stadium in the City of St. Petersburg, I am willing to listen,” “The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team. We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team. St. Pete’s future has never been brighter and every business and baseball team in America should want to be a part of it” External link

denverpost Wednesday, June 26, 2019 7:51:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, June 26, 2019 3:40:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, June 26, 2019 2:24:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : “The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team,” “We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

barrie Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:18:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

wsoctv Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:09:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

kiro7 Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:03:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : “The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team,” “We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

CBC Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:00:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "The City of St. Petersburg will not participate in the funding of a new stadium for a part-time team," "We remain receptive to partnering with the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop the Tropicana Field site and build a new stadium for a full-time team" External link

wftv Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "I want to be crystal clear. The Rays cannot explore playing any major league baseball games in Montreal, or any anywhere else for that matter, prior to 2028 without reaching a formal memorandum of understanding with the city of St. Petersburg," External link

abcactionnews Tuesday, June 25, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "I want to be crystal clear. The Rays cannot explore playing any major league baseball games in Montreal, or any anywhere else for that matter, prior to 2028 without reaching a formal memorandum of understanding with the city of St. Petersburg," External link

abcactionnews Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I have no intention of bringing this idea to our City Council to consider," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, June 22, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman told : "I've always felt that this team is a regional asset," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, June 22, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I have no intention of bringing this idea to our City Council to consider," External link

chicagotribune Friday, June 21, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman told : "I've always felt that this team is a regional asset," External link

chicagotribune Friday, June 21, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I have no intention of bringing this idea to our City Council to consider," External link

actionnewsjax Friday, June 21, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman told : "I've always felt that this team is a regional asset," External link

actionnewsjax Friday, June 21, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman told : "I don’t see that happening and I’ve expressed that to them previously," External link

actionnewsjax Friday, June 21, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Ultimately such a decision is up to me. And I have no intention of bringing this idea to our city council to consider,” External link

abcactionnews Friday, June 21, 2019 6:40:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Sharing with the team with Montreal is not an option," External link

abcactionnews Thursday, June 20, 2019 11:50:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Bay Rays ) : "I want to be crystal clear. The Rays cannot explore playing any major league baseball games in Montreal, or any anywhere else for that matter, prior to 2028 without reaching a formal memorandum of understanding with the city of St. Petersburg," External link

abcactionnews Thursday, June 20, 2019 11:50:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I think it's hard to ask the tax payers in this community," External link

abcactionnews Thursday, June 20, 2019 11:50:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Go to the games for the players. The players deserve your attendance," External link

abcactionnews Thursday, June 20, 2019 11:50:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman added ( about Pete Beach ) : “It’s easy to be parochial, it’s a lot harder to be regional and it’s time that we are regional and St. Pete Beach needs to be a partner with everyone else,” “There is some risk they took in taking the action they did because these are state roads, this project could go forward and if it does go forward it’s very possible that some of the compromises that potentially they could have received may go away” External link

wtsp Friday, June 14, 2019 1:34:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman responded : “We just wanted to make sure that they understood that we need to move forward,” External link

wtsp Friday, June 14, 2019 1:34:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman added ( about Pete Beach ) : “It’s easy to be parochial, it’s a lot harder to be regional and it’s time that we are regional and St. Pete Beach needs to be a partner with everyone else,” “There is some risk they took in taking the action they did because these are state roads, this project could go forward and if it does go forward it’s very possible that some of the compromises that potentially they could have received may go away” External link

wtsp Friday, June 14, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman responded : “We just wanted to make sure that they understood that we need to move forward,” External link

wtsp Friday, June 14, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman explained : "This is a ship whose whole purpose is going to Cuba. There’s posters that are the old fashioned posters from back in the day when there was open travel. They have a store on that ship that’s a Cuba store," External link

wtsp Saturday, June 8, 2019 3:31:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Encouraging statistics and progress reports provide no comfort to the mother who finds her son face down in an alley," External link

patch Wednesday, June 5, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “The statute doesn't give me the authority to remove them simply because I didn't like their decisions,” External link

wtsp Friday, May 17, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “The statue doesn't give me the authority to remove them simply because I didn't like their decisions,” External link

wtsp Monday, April 29, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Our efforts need to be year-round. You know we talk here in St. Pete about having 361 days of sunshine; well we should be working 365 days, but at a minimum, those 361, not just one,” External link

wtsp Tuesday, April 23, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : "As he continues to make a serious case to lead our nation, let us not lose sight of the historic nature of his candidacy and the venom he, his husband, and gay Americans everywhere continue to face," "Let us continue to spread a message of peace and acceptance" External link

wtsp Tuesday, April 16, 2019 12:02:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Too bad you are so filled with hate —-I’m sorry that you are so upset about being Gay ! Get over it ! Stop attacking Christian because of your insecurities!" External link

wtsp Tuesday, April 16, 2019 12:02:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “The idea is, no matter whether a business leaves or a new development happens and builds a new store front that it mirrors what's currently there,” External link

mynews13 Friday, March 15, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “That’s the number one thing that they look at, actually, is whether this course is set up that it is safe for the spectators and say for the drivers,” External link

wtsp Saturday, March 9, 2019 1:37:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Mayor Rick Kriseman ) : “It does, however, give me the authority to remove them if I think they've acted with malfeasance or they've negligently performed their duties, and I believe it has risen to that level". Kriseman said he is waiting for the housing authority to provide his office with documents to help the city determine if further action needs to be taken. He expects to have the documents by next week and will decide at that point. "This is a really important organization. What the housing authority does is really look out for and hopefully provide housing for our neediest populations,” “Over the last year or so, there’s been a lot of voices in the community who have expressed concerns about the housing authority and some of the actions being taken by the housing authority. State law is very clear of what authority I have as the mayor from both appointing people to the housing authority and removal” External link

wtsp Saturday, March 2, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “It’s incredibly frustrating for the legislature to step in and say we haven’t talked to your folks but we do know what’s better for them and so we are just going to do this,” External link

abcactionnews Tuesday, February 5, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman added : "Our state leaders always say they don't want to be ruled by leaders in Washington DC. We, as local leaders, know what's best for our citizens. We spent a long time looking at this ordinance before we passed it," External link

abcactionnews Tuesday, February 5, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “This year we each put in $150,000 each. And so my hope is, if the numbers continue, we will get something back. But certainly our subsidy numbers have gone down significantly,” External link

marinelink Tuesday, January 22, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman added : “The interesting thing is that last time the total investment from the four government entities was about $1.4 million,” “What we have learned from the data is that the numbers spent in our two communities totaled about $1.6 million. So there was more of an economic benefit in our two communities in dollars spent than what it cost us. Again I expect with greater ridership that $1.6 million number is going to grow. And even if that number holds steady, you are talking about the four spending $600,000 to get $1.6 million economic impact, and that’s a pretty dog gone good return on our investment” External link

marinelink Tuesday, January 22, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “If next year we want to go to full time service with four boats, that’s really the challenge, getting the boats,” “They basically have to be manufactured. Its not like there are a ton of these vessels manufactured just sitting waiting for someone to purchase them. And so that would be something that requires longer term planning. And we have worked with Hillsborough County to do something long term. And I am certainly hoping that we can move in that direction. And I think it is going to continue to take a multi-jurisdictional effort for that to happen” External link

marinelink Tuesday, January 22, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “Our involvement in the MacDill Ferry is only to the extent of supporting the concept moving forward,” “In conversations I have had with Hillsborough commissioners, if that were to move forward, the MacDill Ferry would operate as a commuter ferry Monday through Friday and after the commuter hours are over during the week it would operate to serve downtown St. Pete and downtown Tampa. And on weekends it would operate to serve downtown St. Pete and downtown Tampa” External link

marinelink Tuesday, January 22, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : “The Cross Bay Ferry will really be great first step to providing full ferry service, with the hope being to develop it and be successful. Then (the MacDill) commuter service could also come to St. Pete and Tampa, connecting downtown Tampa and St, Pete and with the south shore,” External link

marinelink Tuesday, January 22, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "At this point, that's the choice we've made-— we don't want to put more chemicals in our water than you have to, which also might change the taste of the water. Potentially, it would really change the taste and impact significantly more than flushing," External link

tampabay Thursday, October 26, 2017 12:31:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "You always reevaluate, but our No. 1 primary intention continues to be the quality of water that we provide," External link

tampabay Thursday, October 26, 2017 12:31:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "It puts us at such a disadvantage as a city, as a region and as a state economically," External link

tampabay Saturday, February 25, 2017 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We either get real creative where we look at trying to provide funding ourselves, which is what we did with the ferry project, or we hope we can maybe get some federal dollars," "Aside from that, there's just not a whole lot of options for cities" External link

tampabay Saturday, February 25, 2017 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "This is about something that benefits the community for the long term, whether that's a grocery store, a co-op, whether that's a roller-skating rink," "I don't think anything should be off the table" External link

tampabay Friday, February 24, 2017 9:02:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We really want to draw people out to the Pier head itself ...," "The Pier head makes the most sense. If it can be done" External link

tampabay Saturday, February 4, 2017 4:48:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "It makes it easier for everyone. And, frankly, it makes it easier for visitors to plan ahead to buy plane tickets and get a hotel room," External link

tampabay Wednesday, January 18, 2017 2:48:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "When the race is happening, downtown is open for business," External link

tampabay Wednesday, January 18, 2017 2:48:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : "In light of the city's pursuit of Tangerine Plaza and our ability to incentivize Wal-Mart's remaining, we are hopeful that they will revisit this decision," External link

tampabay Tuesday, January 17, 2017 8:10:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I don't know that anyone thought he had a chance of reaching the White House," External link

tampabay Friday, January 13, 2017 8:49:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I can't imagine that with everything that's been said and happened over the course of the campaign," External link

tampabay Friday, January 13, 2017 8:49:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "There were some real ugly responses," External link

tampabay Friday, January 13, 2017 8:49:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "There are a lot of steps to this," External link

tampabay Wednesday, January 4, 2017 9:11:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I like to see it very clear where they play their games," External link

tampabay Wednesday, January 4, 2017 9:11:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I don't want us to have any regrets down the road," "I want to be able to give the community something really special" External link

tampabay Thursday, December 15, 2016 3:11:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "It sounds great to say, 'Let's use this money for this,' but legally we can't do it," "At the same time, I am absolutely committed to fixing our sewer system, and we've got the funding in place to do that. It will get done" External link

tampabay Thursday, December 15, 2016 3:11:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "I always felt like we had an advantage when it comes to sites and funding," "It was one of the reasons I was comfortable doing this deal with the Rays (to search for a new park)" External link

tampabay Monday, November 7, 2016 12:04:00 PM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman told : "That raises some serious questions to me," External link

tampabay Friday, September 30, 2016 2:36:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Those are answers I think we all need to know," External link

tampabay Friday, September 30, 2016 2:36:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Maybe between now and then (next week's meeting), something will jog their memory," External link

tampabay Friday, September 30, 2016 2:36:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "The response we got was, 'Sorry, we're not interested.' That's not good enough," External link

tampabay Saturday, September 24, 2016 6:19:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "The response we got was, 'Sorry, we're not interested. That's not good enough,'" External link

tampabay Saturday, September 24, 2016 1:23:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "The information that I had making those statement then and now is based upon testing results and bacteria levels," "If it wasn't safe I'd be the first one screaming about it" External link

tampabay Wednesday, September 21, 2016 4:07:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We are asking the same questions," External link

tampabay Wednesday, September 21, 2016 4:07:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman wrote : "Included in Mr. Askew's email is a consultant's report that I believe has never been shared publicly or with my office or with City Council," "As such, I have asked our legal and human resources departments to work with an independent firm to learn why this report has only recently surfaced and to conduct a thorough management review of Water Resources. I demand accountability to me, to City Council and to the citizens we serve" External link

tampabay Saturday, September 17, 2016 5:12:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "We are in the middle of a perfect storm," External link

tampabay Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:09:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "Climate change has arrived and this is what it looks like," External link

tampabay Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:09:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said : "The bill has come due and we are paying it," External link

tampabay Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:09:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
early supporter33.33%EN09/21/201621/09/2016
spokesman for st. petersburg66.67%EN09/14/201614/09/2016
Names Lang Count
Mayor Rick KrisemanEN100.00%


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Stuart Sternberg said ( about Mayor Rick Kriseman ) : "We agree generally with Mayor Kriseman's characterization of our months of conversations, though we would like to clarify two points. First, we do not agree that this is the best path forward. Second, we asked for the opportunity to explore this concept with both St. Petersburg and Montreal, and with Tampa and Montreal," External link

wftv Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:47:00 AM EAT

Richard Prince said ( about Mayor Rick Kriseman ) : “It’s a program Mayor (Rick) Kriseman elected to have to prevent some of the things that’s happening, and give them programming to help with their idle time and see them into a successful future,” External link

wtsp Wednesday, July 17, 2019 2:19:00 AM EAT

Mayor Rick Kriseman said ( about Mayor Rick Kriseman ) : “It does, however, give me the authority to remove them if I think they've acted with malfeasance or they've negligently performed their duties, and I believe it has risen to that level". Kriseman said he is waiting for the housing authority to provide his office with documents to help the city determine if further action needs to be taken. He expects to have the documents by next week and will decide at that point. "This is a really important organization. What the housing authority does is really look out for and hopefully provide housing for our neediest populations,” “Over the last year or so, there’s been a lot of voices in the community who have expressed concerns about the housing authority and some of the actions being taken by the housing authority. State law is very clear of what authority I have as the mayor from both appointing people to the housing authority and removal” External link

wtsp Saturday, March 2, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Rick Baker wrote ( about Mayor Rick Kriseman ) : "I am disappointed to see citizens' hard earned money spent to hire a PR person to spin the truth about the continuous environmental damage in our city," "That money would be better spent fixing the problem. Instead our current Mayor spends money to attempt to wash the issues away. Problems with your sewer system during a hurricane might be understandable — but misleading the public is inexcusable" External link

tampabay Thursday, October 26, 2017 4:40:00 AM EAT