January 19, 2023

Photos: After controversial vetoes, activists gather outside Tampa City Hall to say 'Castor Suppresses Votes'

Yesterday, Tampa Mayor Jane Castor published an Op-Ed in the Tampa Bay Times that told city councilmembers that she vetoed their desire to put proposed changes to the city's charter on the March ballot for voters to consider.

Proposed changes include independent counsel for Tampa's police citizen’s review board, giving council to create oversight boards, prohibit councilpeople from serving more than four consecutive terms, and holding the Charter Review Commission every eight years instead of every 10.

Signs said "Let the People Vote," "Castor Vetoes Democracy," and "Police Accountability Now!!" 
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Photos: After controversial vetoes, activists gather outside Tampa City Hall to say 'Castor Suppresses Votes'
Photo by Dave Decker
Photos: After controversial vetoes, activists gather outside Tampa City Hall to say 'Castor Suppresses Votes'
Photo by Dave Decker
Photos: After controversial vetoes, activists gather outside Tampa City Hall to say 'Castor Suppresses Votes'
Photo by Dave Decker
Activists gather outside Tampa City Hall on Jan. 18, 2023.
Photo by Dave Decker
Activists gather outside Tampa City Hall on Jan. 18, 2023.
Photos: After controversial vetoes, activists gather outside Tampa City Hall to say 'Castor Suppresses Votes'
Photo by Dave Decker

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