City Manager Fernandez Takes Administrative Leave Over Football Ticket Investigation

City Manager Fernandez Takes Administrative Leave Over Football Ticket Investigation

One day after the City of Tallahassee elected officials said they would wait until the ethics investigation into City Manager Rick Fernandez accepting football tickets from a city lobbyist was complete, Fernandez has decided to take paid administrative leave. Tallahassee Reports first broke the story about the City Manager taking football tickets from Adam Corey in August, […]

Campaign Consultants for All Five City Commissioners Have City Contracts

Campaign Consultants for All Five City Commissioners Have City Contracts

A Tallahassee Reports investigation of local government contracts with campaign consultants for current elected officials reveals that three consultants with campaign ties to all five current city commissioners have received approximately $395,000 in payments over the last two years. Tallahassee Reports could not find any campaign consultants for Leon County Commissioners receiving payments from Leon […]

Honor Flight Reinstated, Legal Services Not So Lucky

Honor Flight Reinstated, Legal Services Not So Lucky

TALLAHASSEE – During the June 28 Tallahassee City Commission meeting and after much public outcry, city commissioners requested the $10,000 donation to Honor Flight Tallahassee be added back to the proposed 2018 city budget. Commissioners Curtis Richardson and Gil Ziffer both requested the city’s contribution be reinstated to this organization which transports North Florida and […]