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Encyclopedia > Pam Iorio
Pam Iorio, at her inauguration in April 2003.
Pam Iorio, at her inauguration in April 2003.

Pam Iorio (born 1959 in Waterville, Maine) is the 54th and current (as of 2005) mayor of Tampa, Florida. She moved to Tampa as a child. Pam Iorio, at her inauguration in April 2003. ... Pam Iorio, at her inauguration in April 2003. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Waterville is a city located in Kennebec County, Maine. ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A mayor (from the Latin maīor, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... Franklin Street, looking North, Tampa c. ...


She was sworn in on April 1, 2003, succeeding Dick A. Greco. Her campaign was notable in that she decided to run for mayor fairly late, yet still managed to win by a 2-to-1 margin over her opponent. Iorio's administration was seen as breaking down the good ol' boy system that was in place for years; as the second female mayor of the city, she hired many more minorities and women for staff positions than her male predecessors. April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 2003 (MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dick A. Greco (born September 14, 1933) is a businessman, career politician, and civic activist from Tampa, Florida. ... Good ol boy is a slang term used, generally in a positive connotation, to refer to a male, usually Caucasian, living in a rural area and subscribing to a traditionally rural lifestyle. ...


Her platform deals largely with renovating the downtown area, as well as creating economic confidence for poorer citizens of the city. Iorio is also a big supporter of the arts, and she wishes to make Tampa a major arts center in the South. Iorio has also been credited with a sharp drop in drug trafficking in the city limits. The U.S. Southern states or the South, also known colloquially as Dixie, constitute a distinctive region covering a large portion of the United States, with its own unique heritage, historical perspective, customs, musical styles, and cuisine. ... Retail selling Street selling is the bottom of the chain and can be accomplished through purchasing from prostitutes, through cloaked retail stores or refuse houses for users in the act located in red-light districts which often also deal in paraphernalia, dealers marketing merriment at night clubs and other events...


In 1985, she became the youngest person ever elected to the Hillsborough County Commission. For a decade before her successful run for mayor, she served as Supervisor of Elections for Hillsborough County. This article is about the year. ... Location of county in the state of Florida County Seat Tampa, Florida Area  - Total  - Water 3,279 km² (1,266 mi²) 558 km² (215 mi²) 17. ...


She earned her bachelor's degree from American University and followed up with her master's at the University of South Florida, while she was Supervisor of Elections. See also the American University in Cairo and American University of Beirut American University is a fully accredited and internationally known private coeducational university located at Ward Circle, straddling the Spring Valley and American University Park areas of Northwest Washington, DC. It currently has roughly 5,000 undergraduate students, and... University of South Florida State University System of Florida FAMU FAU FGCU FIU FSU NCF UCF UF UNF USF UWF The University of South Florida, or USF, is a public university located in Tampa, Florida, USA, with branch campuses in St. ...


See also

List of mayors of Tampa, Florida Joseph B. Lancaster (February 14, 1856 - November 25, 1856, died in office) Darwin Austen Branch (acting mayor, November 25, 1856 - December 6, 1856) Alfonso DeLaunay (December 6, 1856 - February 9, 1857) Darwin Austen Branch (February 9, 1857 - February 10, 1858) Madison Post (February 10...

External link

  • Mayor's website, features a pictorial called "Going Places with Pam!"

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Opinion: Pam Iorio's promise (441 words)
Iorio enters office April 1 with great leverage, but also with high expectations to embark on a bold agenda, from breathing new life into Tampa's downtown, to investing in the neighborhoods, to raising ethics and professionalism at City Hall.
Iorio's support cut across economic and racial lines, and though she was, to many, a fallback candidate with the fewest faults, she undeniably has the values and balance that Tampa wants from its next mayor.
Iorio could see her broad umbrella buckle quite soon, as the neighborhoods demand water and sewer improvements and more coverage by fire and police, as developers seek new incentives to bring residential towers downtown and as newer residents look for ways to raise Tampa's profile nationally.
Pam Iorio at AllExperts (369 words)
Pam Iorio (born April 27, 1959 in Waterville, Maine) is the 54th and current (as of 2006) mayor of Tampa, Florida.
Iorio's administration was seen as breaking down the good ol' boy system that was in place for years; as the second female mayor of the city, she hired many more minorities and women for staff positions than her male predecessors.
Iorio is also a big supporter of the arts, and she wishes to make Tampa a major arts center in the South.
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