Local Leaders Report Tallahassee has Fastest Growing Economy in Florida, But Can’t Explain Why

Local Leaders Report Tallahassee has Fastest Growing Economy in Florida, But Can’t Explain Why

The Mayor’s Office, the City of Tallahassee and the Office of Economic Vitality (OEV) are publicly stating that Tallahassee has the fastest growing economy in the state of Florida despite questions about the data used to support the claims. From the Mayor’s Office twitter account: “The numbers don’t lie, folks! #Tallahassee has the fastest growing […]

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 […]