Gillum Committee Pulls in $3.3 Million, Former NYC Mayor Bloomberg Gives $250K

Gillum Committee Pulls in $3.3 Million, Former NYC Mayor Bloomberg Gives $250K

The News Service of Florida Staff With a boost from the Democratic Governors Association, a political committee closely tied to Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum raised $3.3 million from Sept. 29 through Friday, according to a newly filed finance report. Gillum’s Forward Florida committee received $1 million last week from the Democratic Governors Association, while […]

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. […]

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 […]

Two Polls Show Florida’s Race for Governor Tightening

Two Polls Show Florida’s Race for Governor Tightening

Two recent polls show that Andrew Gillum’s lead over Ron DeSantis in the Florida governors race is significantly down from the 9-point lead reported last week in a Quinnipiac University poll. That poll had Gillum leading DeSantis, 54 percent to 45 percent among likely voters. However, Peter Schorsch, with FloridaPolitics.com, is reporting that a St. […]