Dick Greco files to run for mayor of Tampa
Months of speculation about whether former Tampa Mayor Dick Greco would seek his old seat in March's election ended at 9:15 Monday morning, when he filed paperwork to run. A formal announcement and news conference is scheduled for 5:45 p.m. Monday at the InterContinental Hotel on Westshore and Kennedy boulevards. His campaign treasurer is David Straz Jr., and his deputy treasurers are James J. Kennedy and Mike Jaap. He joins six others who have already filed to seek the mayor's post: former Hillsborough county commissioners Rose Ferlita and Ed Turanchik, former City Council member Bob Buckhorn, City Council chairman Tom Scott, former police Capt. Marion Lewis and businessman Arthur Richardson. Read more about it here.