The Police Union Responds to Democrat Editorial, City Budget Numbers

The Police Union Responds to Democrat Editorial, City Budget Numbers

In an exclusive interview with Tallahassee Reports, Steven Slade, the President of the Big Bend Chapter of the Florida PBA, voiced his frustration with City officials and their portrayal of the property tax increase in the local media. On Sunday the Tallahassee Democrat published an editorial asking the City to reconsider the proposed property tax […]

City Chose Pay Raises When Others Tightened Their Belts

City Chose Pay Raises When Others Tightened Their Belts

When City Manager Anita Favors released her proposed budget last month for FY 2016, which includes a 27% increase in property taxes, her press release called the proposal a “public safety budget.” The press release detailed the increase in positions for public safety and also mentioned the $500,000 allocated for street resurfacing. However, one item […]

BREAKING NEWS: Tallahassee Democrat Article on City Budget Includes Incorrect Pay Raise Number

BREAKING NEWS: Tallahassee Democrat Article on City Budget Includes Incorrect Pay Raise Number

The Tallahassee Democrat has a major story in their Sunday edition on the City’s proposed 2015-16 budget, which includes a 27% increase in property taxes. However, when it comes to reporting the amount in the budget for non-public safety pay raises for city employees, the Tallahassee Democrat publishes an incorrect number. Byron Dobson, the Tallahassee […]