Tampa Bay Times Endorses Gillum; Ignores Tallahassee Crime, Dismisses FBI Investigation

Tampa Bay Times Endorses Gillum; Ignores Tallahassee Crime, Dismisses FBI Investigation

The Tampa Bay Times, Florida’s largest newspaper, recently endorsed Mayor Andrew Gillum for governor without addressing the crime problem that has plagued Tallahassee during Gillum’s time as a city commissioner and a mayor. One of the most important functions of Tallahassee city elected officials is approving the budget and policies for the Tallahassee Police Department. […]

Scott Says Health Care a ‘Right,’ But Questions Remain

Scott Says Health Care a ‘Right,’ But Questions Remain

By Christine Sexton, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — In trying to distance himself from a multistate lawsuit that could eliminate insurance protections for people with pre-existing conditions, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said this week he believes health care should be a “right.” Scott’s statement, which came during a debate against U.S. Sen. Bill […]

FSU Preview: Seminoles vs Hurricanes

FSU Preview: Seminoles vs Hurricanes

By Scott Carswell Jr. This Saturday at 3:30 the Seminoles will take on the rival Hurricanes in Miami Gardens at Hard Rock Stadium. FSU has won 7 straight games in the stadium including 2 orange bowls. The last time Miami beat Florida State in Miami was in 2004 at the Orange Bowl when Frank Gore […]

Tallahassee Official Provides Explanation of Why FP&L Was Not Welcome in Tallahassee During Hurricane Hermine

Tallahassee Official Provides Explanation of Why FP&L Was Not Welcome in Tallahassee During Hurricane Hermine

A deposition in an employment lawsuit against the city of Tallahassee has revealed that Tallahassee officials were concerned that if Florida Power & Light (FPL) were allowed to work in Tallahassee in emergency situations “they may come in and take over for the city?” (See bottom of page 90 of deposition below.) Also, city officials […]