Sale of Governance to Paige Carter-Smith Executed with Handwritten Contract

Sale of Governance to Paige Carter-Smith Executed with Handwritten Contract

The sale of the lobbying and consulting firm, Governance Inc., from Scott Maddox to Paige Carter-Smith is a central focus of the FBI investigation. The recently released FBI probable cause search warrant alleges that Maddox maintained control of Governance even after the sale to Carter-Smith. Tallahassee Reports has obtained a copy of the contract which […]

City Commissioner Nancy Miller Solicited Favor from Paige Carter-Smith, Waste Pro

City Commissioner Nancy Miller Solicited Favor from Paige Carter-Smith, Waste Pro

Tallahassee Reports has recovered an email that shows City Commissioner Nancy Miller soliciting a donation from Waste Pro – a city vendor – through Paige Carter-Smith for the North West Florida League of Cities. The solicitation email was sent from Miller’s official City of Tallahassee email. Records show that Carter-Smith was not registered as a […]

Stephen Dobson, Maddox Attorney, Joins Powerful White-Collar Defense Law Firm

Stephen Dobson, Maddox Attorney, Joins Powerful White-Collar Defense Law Firm

On January 22, 2018, the Baker Donelson law firm announced that prominent Tallahassee attorney Stephen Dobson had joined their Government Enforcement and Investigations Group. Baker Donelson’s Government Enforcement and Investigations Group defends businesses and executives in a wide range of domestic and international investigations and prosecutions. Mr. Dobson recently spoke on behalf of City Commissioner […]

Erwin Jackson Residency Lawsuit Provided FBI with Info about Governance

Erwin Jackson Residency Lawsuit Provided FBI with Info about Governance

Back in September 2016, Dr. Erwin Jackson filed a lawsuit concerning the residency of City Commissioner Scott Maddox. The filing claimed Maddox was ineligible for the City Commission because he did not live in the City of Tallahassee. Ultimately, Jackson lost the court case. However, it now appears that questions answered by Maddox in that […]