George Soros Puts Another $100k On Gillum Gubernatorial Bid

George Soros Puts Another $100k On Gillum Gubernatorial Bid

The latest campaign reports for Mayor Andrew Gillum’s PAC, Forward Florida, show that George Soros has donated $100,000. Previously, media reports verified that George Soros and, his son, Alex Soros, gave $150,000 to the Forward Florida Committee. While Norman Lear, founder of Gillum’s former employer, People for American Way, gave $50,000. Tallahassee Reports has written […]

Taxpayers May Be Responsible For Future Legal Fees Incurred By City Manager Fernandez

Taxpayers May Be Responsible For Future Legal Fees Incurred By City Manager Fernandez

The recent resignation of City Manager Rick Fernandez – amid various ethics charges and a federal investigation of city hall – has raised questions about who may be responsible for future legal fees incurred by Fernandez. Language in Section 6 of the separation agreement between Fernandez and the City of Tallahassee states: In the event […]

City Commissioner Nancy Miller Critical of City Attorney Search Process

City Commissioner Nancy Miller Critical of City Attorney Search Process

At the most recent City Commission meeting, Commissioner Nancy Miller discussed her concerns about the search process for a new city attorney. Addressing the limited number of qualified applicants, Commissioner Miller said that if potential applicants understand that an internal candidate is favored, many people will not waste their time applying. Then, looking at City […]

City Manager Rick Fernandez Submits Resignation Letter

City Manager Rick Fernandez Submits Resignation Letter

Tomorrow at 1:00 pm, the City Commission will formally consider the resignation of City Manager Rick Fernandez. Fernandez submitted a letter of resignation today. The resignation is effective January 3rd. The resignation letter can be read here and the agreement here. On November 8, 2017, the City Commission approved paid administrative leave to the City […]