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PolitiFact Florida: Dick Greco's claim about parking is Barely True



In his run for a fifth term as Tampa's mayor, Dick Greco often holds up a 75-page report as proof of his track record and experience. This is one of the many statements that it includes: "Financed the largest parking expansion program without a rate increase." PolitiFact Florida, the campaign and political fact-checking arm of the St. Petersburg Times, scrutinized Greco's expansion of the parking system and its impact on city finances. PolitiFact rates the statement as Barely True. To find out why, see

[Last modified: Sunday, February 13, 2011 11:40am]


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