(AUDIO) CBS WebExtra: St. Pete Mayoral Candidate Rick Kriseman Opposes The Lens, Proposes New Solution

Rick Kriseman on The Lens

CBS WebExtra: St. Petersburg mayoral candidate Rick Kriseman, a former State Representative and City Councilmember, today announced his opposition to the proposed Lens pier design that would replace the now-closed St. Petersburg Pier.

At a morning press conference at the St. Petersburg Museum of History, Kriseman called for the current approach to the pier to remain open to pedestrians and said his administration would take a new approach to public input and seeking new locally-sourced proposals.

Click the audio player above to hear this CBS WebExtra featuring Kriseman’s remarks and answers to an exclusive question. And be sure to tune in to The Current with Franco RippleĀ every weekend; you can find the full schedule on cbstampa.com/thecurrent where you’ll also find all our past shows. Don’t forget to tweet us atĀ @TheCurrentCBS and text us at 56022!

Comments

More From CBS Tampa

POLL: How Are YOU Celebrating the 4th of July?What does Tampa Bay like to do for the 4th of July? Our poll has the answer!
Fatal Alligators Attacks in Florida Over Past 20 YearsThe body of a 2-year-old Nebraska boy was found Wednesday after he was snatched by an alligator at a...
BREAKING: The CW Presents Their Fall ScheduleOn Thursday, May 19th, The CW held their Upfront presentation in New York to unveil their new series and fall schedule.

Listen Live