City Confirms Tallahassee Reports Story About Employees Receiving Football Tickets From Fernandez

City Confirms Tallahassee Reports Story About Employees Receiving Football Tickets From Fernandez

Eight months after Tallahassee Reports published a story stating that Tallahassee city employees received free skybox football tickets from City Manager Rick Fernandez, the City of Tallahassee confirmed TR’s reporting. In August 2017, TR reported: In addition, city employees were given tickets by Fernandez to attend the games. One employee whose name was verified by […]

City Commission Candidate Bob Lotane’s Tallahassee is No Gotham

City Commission Candidate Bob Lotane’s Tallahassee is No Gotham

TALLAHASSEE — Some have compared Tallahassee to Gotham, the fictional, corrupt, crime-riddled metropolis of comic book, movie and television fame. Bob Lotane, candidate for City Commission Seat 5, doesn’t buy into that characterization. Lotane, a public relations (PR) and communications expert said, “I’m not willing to stipulate Tallahassee is this horrible place, this Gotham, needing […]

Mayor Gillum Accuses Reporter of Assault, Ignores Questions About Tallahassee Democrat Negotiation

Mayor Gillum Accuses Reporter of Assault, Ignores Questions About Tallahassee Democrat Negotiation

At the last Tallahassee city commission meeting, Mayor Andrew Gillum ignored questions about his interactions with the Tallahassee Democrat over a controversial photo, and instead, publicly accused TR editor, Steve Stewart, of assaulting Gillum’s recently appointed chief of staff, Jamie Van Pelt. Specifically, TR was seeking answers to questions based on our previous report that […]