“Florida Cannot Afford Gillum” Ad Highlights Expense of Gillum Proposals

“Florida Cannot Afford Gillum” Ad Highlights Expense of Gillum Proposals

An advertisement put out by the Republican National Committee highlights Florida’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum’s plans to raises taxes by $1 billion, provide medicare for all, and increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour. The ad pulls comments from Gillum’s visit with various host of national talk shows on CNN and FOX shortly […]

Insiders Get Their Man: Reese Goad Hired by Lame Duck City Commission

Insiders Get Their Man: Reese Goad Hired by Lame Duck City Commission

After interviewing three city manager candidates, City Commissioner Scott Maddox, who is the focus of a federal corruption investigation, made a motion to hire current interim city manager Reese Goad and the permanent city manager. City Commissioner Curtis Richardson seconded the motion. Mayor Andrew Gillum also supported Goad. The final vote was 4-1. The final […]

Gillum’s LG Pick, Chris King, Made Millions with Government Subsidized Housing

Gillum’s LG Pick, Chris King, Made Millions with Government Subsidized Housing

It appears Chris King, Andrew Gillum’s lieutenant government pick, has made millions by buying and selling government subsidized multi-family properties through his company Elevation Financial Group. King’s recently filed a personal financial disclosure that shows a net worth of $17 million. During his campaign for governor, King has called for more affordable housing options for […]

Florida Education Board Backs $673 Million Boost for Schools

Florida Education Board Backs $673 Million Boost for Schools

By Lloyd Dunkelberger, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Board of Education on Friday advanced a $21.8 billion request for public school funding in the next budget year, including a $200 boost in per-student funds and increased funding for school-safety initiatives. Highlights of the 2019-20 budget proposal include: — An overall $673 […]