Citizen Cyril Spiro

 

tAMPA mATTErs!

cYRIL'S MONTHLY COLUMN IN THE aDVISOR

dec 2016

jUNE 2016

HOW OUR JUDICIAL SYSTEM PERPETUATES POVERTY.


... When the Judicial System teaches a 14-year old boy to lie and avoid responsibility and then slaps him with a felony for stealing a phone, that system destroys the boy's chance of gaining part-time employment as a young person. ...

NOV 2016

GO TO THE GYM AND SAVE MONEY!


... This year, the City of Tampa's healthcare expenses are expected to rise another 11%, reaching $56M and marking the 3rd year of rising city employee healthcare costs since 2012. ...

Aug 2016

TPD SHOULD WEAR BODY CAMERAS.


Summer time usually brings thoughts of cookouts, fireworks and apple pie.  But, this summer has been different.  Among our celebrations we watched in horror as madness overtook police officers and young black men alike. ...

LEADERSHIP BEFORE POLITICS!


I think that it’s time that someone comes out and says it: Our two party system has moved to the extremes and is no longer representing the majority of us.  Let’s use the diagram below as an example.  Let’s say that you have to pick one of the 4 squares to describe how your feel about our presidential candidates. ...

RANKED CHOICE VOTING (RCV) WILL MAKE ELECTIONS GREAT AGAIN!


... The entire State of Maine now uses RCV. It allows voters to pick their first, second, third, etc. choice. If their first pick is eliminated, then they get their second pick. That way their vote always counts, ...

YOU MATTER TO TAMPA!


We have nearly all become disconnected from our local government and given up on participating in city matters. For most of us, we wouldn't even know where to start. But it doesn’t have to be that way.  And, it shouldn’t be!


Our local government can make it easy ...

NEW TAMPA MATTERS!


... I stand firmly on three principles for governance.  I learned of their importance as a District Supervisor and Chairman of Cory Lake Isles for a total of six years. They are Civil liberties, Fiscal Responsibility and Responsive Government ...

jULY 2016

OCT 2016

SEP 2016