Stewart’s Blog: The Tallahassee Democrat Should Leave Scott Maddox & Paige Carter-Smith Alone!

Stewart’s Blog: The Tallahassee Democrat Should Leave Scott Maddox & Paige Carter-Smith Alone!

The Tallahassee Democrat has suddenly made the agonizing decision to put their investigative resources into explaining the business relationships between City Commissioner Scott Maddox and Downtown Improvement Authority Executive Director Paige Carter-Smith. It is amazing how bold and righteous the executives at the local paper can get when a few FBI subpoenas are dropped at […]

Mayor’s Office Recommends Highest Bidders, Campaign Donors for Lobbyist Contracts…Again

Mayor’s Office Recommends Highest Bidders, Campaign Donors for Lobbyist Contracts…Again

At the City Commission meeting this Wednesday, Mayor Andrew Gillum’s office is recommending the highest bidder receive the general state lobbying contract and the city electric utility lobbying contract. Last year the Mayor’s office recommended, and the City Commission approved, a one year extension for the lobbyist contracts that were awarded in 2012. During the […]

Democrat Watchdog Reporter Predicts Maddox Victory in City Race, Challengers Respond

Democrat Watchdog Reporter Predicts Maddox Victory in City Race, Challengers Respond

Jeff Burlew, who the Tallahassee Democrat labels as their  community watchdog reporter, recently wrote a story about political advertising in the upcoming elections and predicted that City Commissioner Scott Maddox will easily win his race. Burlew, referring to Maddox, wrote “He’s facing three challengers with little name recognition or chance of winning.” Ironically, in writing that […]

ROUND 1: Pons and Maddox Spar at Local Forum

ROUND 1: Pons and Maddox Spar at Local Forum

On Monday the local Democratic Party held a forum at City Hall for local candidates. At the forum current Superintendent Jackie Pons and candidate and current City Comissioner Scott Maddox stole the show with pointed jabs at each other. Candidate Rocky Hanna was not allowed to participate because he is running as an independent. Pons […]

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