Mayor Gillum’s Office Buys Facebook Ads to Promote Controversial GDP Claim

Mayor Gillum’s Office Buys Facebook Ads to Promote Controversial GDP Claim

Tallahassee Reports has learned that the Mayor of Tallahassee, Andrew Gillum, is spending city funds to promote a controversial claim about Tallahassee’s local economy. The Bureau of Economic Analysis reported that the Tallahassee GDP per capita grew faster than in any of the other 21 MSA’s in the state of Florida in 2016. However, further […]

Data Shows Hurricane Hermine Major Driver of Tallahassee GDP Growth, Not Local Development

Data Shows Hurricane Hermine Major Driver of Tallahassee GDP Growth, Not Local Development

As local officials rush to take credit for a recent report that showed the Tallahassee MSA had the fastest growing GDP per capita in the state of Florida during 2016, new information threatens the credibility of the explanations offered by these officials. Based on research by Tallahassee Reports and lengthy discussions with Bureau of Economic […]

Local Leaders Report Tallahassee has Fastest Growing Economy in Florida, But Can’t Explain Why

Local Leaders Report Tallahassee has Fastest Growing Economy in Florida, But Can’t Explain Why

The Mayor’s Office, the City of Tallahassee and the Office of Economic Vitality (OEV) are publicly stating that Tallahassee has the fastest growing economy in the state of Florida despite questions about the data used to support the claims. From the Mayor’s Office twitter account: “The numbers don’t lie, folks! #Tallahassee has the fastest growing […]

City Utility Payment Vendor Notifies Customers of Data Breach, COT Silent

City Utility Payment Vendor Notifies Customers of Data Breach, COT Silent

Tallahassee Reports has learned that the vendor used by the City of Tallahassee to process utility payments has discovered evidence of unauthorized access to their network. The breach was discovered on November 10th. In letters sent by TIO Networks to City utility customers, the company said the breach reached locations in the network that housed […]