Ethics Board Investigation: Adam Corey Gave Discounts “Mainly for Political Events”

Ethics Board Investigation: Adam Corey Gave Discounts “Mainly for Political Events”

Last week the city’s independent Ethics Board released documents emanating from the investigation of a $5,000 discount received from a city vendor by a family member of Tallahassee City Manager Rick Fernandez. The ethics questions surrounding the transaction involve a possible gift received by Fernandez from a city vendor and a job given to the […]

Sources: Adam Corey Discussed Job for Edison Employee with City Manager

Sources: Adam Corey Discussed Job for Edison Employee with City Manager

Tallahassee Reports has learned from sources that Edison owner Adam Corey had discussions about a job for a former Edison employee with city manager Rick Fernandez. In 2016, when the discussions took place, Corey was a vendor with the City of Tallahassee and a registered lobbyists representing multiple interests before the City Commission. In January […]

City Manager Fernandez Threatens Ethics Board Members with Legal Action

City Manager Fernandez Threatens Ethics Board Members with Legal Action

City Manager Rick Fernandez, in a letter through his attorney, threatened individual members of the City’s Independent Ethics Board with possible legal action weeks after the Board voted to send a complaint to the Florida Commission on Ethics. The letter was first reported on by the Tallahassee Democrat. The complaint addressed a transaction between a […]

Dr. Jackson Files Complaint Against City Manager Fernandez with Florida Commission on Ethics

Dr. Jackson Files Complaint Against City Manager Fernandez with Florida Commission on Ethics

Recently the Tallahassee Democrat reported that Tallahassee City Manager Rick Fernandez had hired a lawyer to ask the city’s Independent Ethics Board to reconsider their decision to forward a complaint against Fernandez to the Florida Commission on Ethics. That request now seems moot. Dr. Erwin Jackson, a local business owner and watchdog of local government, […]