Long and Heller endorse Angela Rouson
ST. PETERSBURG-- City Council hopeful Angela Rouson has been endorsed by State Rep. Janet Long and State Rep. Bill Heller.
Rouson is running for the District 5 seat against Steve Kornell, a Pinellas County Schools social worker, and Joe Smith, a retired police officer.
Rouson is the wife of State Rep. Darryl Rouson, D-St. Petersburg, and a Pinellas County Housing Authority Commissioner.
Here's the press release:
Angela Rouson is proud and humbled to receive the support and endorsement of State Representative Janet Long Dist.51 (D) and State Representative Bill Heller Dist. 52 (D). " I have always viewed Rep. Heller and Rep. Long as role models in our community and I will strive to live up to the high standards they have set." Angela Rouson.
Rep Long said the following:"As a wife, mother, community activist and successful business woman, Angela Rouson represents the values, ethics and commitment to the community that will make her an outstanding City Council member."
Rep. Bill Heller said the following: “Angela represents the best of what makes St. Petersburg great. Her passion and commitment to her community is demonstrated daily in her efforts to create more opportunities for engaging our youth, children and families.”
Cristina Silva, Times staff writer