Political Ties Between The Edison and City of Tallahassee Run Deep

Political Ties Between The Edison and City of Tallahassee Run Deep

The City of Tallahassee subsidized restaurant, The Edison, is in the news again after firing the highly respected hospitality operator Steve Adams. The scrutiny has resulted in various media reports and an audit request by City Commissioner Scott Maddox. However, what media reports have failed to address is a persistent question that appears in many different […]

After a Tallahassee Reports Investigation, Rep. Alexander Resigns from Non-Profit Job

After a Tallahassee Reports Investigation, Rep. Alexander Resigns from Non-Profit Job

Three weeks after a Tallahassee Reports exclusive about the state lobbyist led Big Bend Minority Chamber of Commerce (BBMCC) hiring newly elected Florida House member Ramon Alexander, Mr. Alexander has resigned from the $50,000 a year position. On January 9th, 2017 the Tallahassee Democrat reported that Ramon Alexander, a freshman state representative elected this past […]

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 […]