Tampa’s Castor: A Distrusted, Unrepentant Racist

    By Jim Bleyer Jane Castor wears the title of Tampa mayor but a more accurate representation to the city’s majority of African Americans would be Racist-in-Chief. Her actions as Tampa’s police chief from 2009-2015 undermined race relations and her inaction to repair them as mayor during her turbulent …

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Jane Castor Elected to Lead Tampa into 2023

      By Jim Bleyer Former Police Chief Jane Castor rolled to an easy victory Tuesday in Tampa’s mayoral runoff, making history as the city’s first openly gay mayor. Her election ensures what essentially will be a four-year extension of policies promulgated by her predecessor, Bob Buckhorn. With 98 …

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Tampa Cannot Afford Castor Disaster

  By Angel D’Angelo, guest contributor Former Police Chief Jane Castor has announced her bid to run for Mayor of Tampa in 2019. She’s certainly a tempting candidate. Tampa’s first woman and first gay police chief, a 30 some year veteran of the police form and a staple in the …

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