BREAKING NEWS: City Tax Dollars Pay for Mayors Office to Send Biden/Clinton Campaign Invite

BREAKING NEWS: City Tax Dollars Pay for Mayors Office to Send Biden/Clinton Campaign Invite

Through a public records request, Tallahassee Reports has learned that Mayor Andrew Gillum’s Office sent out an email blast invite to a Biden/Clinton campaign event using the NGP VAN software purchased with City of Tallahassee tax dollars. This finding contradicts the statements by Gillum’s Chief of Staff, Dustin Daniels, who told Jeff Burlew of the […]

Response from Mayor’s Office on Software Purchase Raises More Questions

Response from Mayor’s Office on Software Purchase Raises More Questions

In response to a TR investigation, Dustin Daniels, Mayor Gillum’s Chief of Staff, told Jeff Burlew of the Tallahassee Democrat that the software purchased from a self described progressive/liberal vendor was needed by the Mayor’s Office to communicate with constituents. “We use it for our communications with constituents for large events like the Longest Table […]

Gillum’s Office Circumvents City Commission, Plans to Extend Contract for Donor, Confidante

Gillum’s Office Circumvents City Commission, Plans to Extend Contract for Donor, Confidante

On June 19th the City Manager released her FY2016 budget.  In that budget, the responsibility for hiring the federal, state, and electric utility lobbyists was transferred from the Mayor’s Office to the full City Commission. The reason for the move was never explained. However, sources say the move was made to shield the Mayor from […]