Rocky Hanna Tied to $50,000 Las Vegas Campaign Donation to Andrew Gillum PAC

Rocky Hanna Tied to $50,000 Las Vegas Campaign Donation to Andrew Gillum PAC

With less than seven weeks left in the hotly contested Florida gubernatorial campaign between Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum, campaign records show that a company tied to Leon County School Superintendent Rocky Hanna and registered in Las Vegas, Nevada, donated $50,000 to the Forward Florida PAC which was supporting Gillum. Records show that two $25,000 […]

Leon Jobs Hold Steady in October, Unemployment Rate 2.8%

Leon Jobs Hold Steady in October, Unemployment Rate 2.8%

After reaching levels not seen since 2007 in September, the job numbers for October remain strong. The latest employment information shows that Leon County added 351 jobs in October, 2019. One year ago Leon County added 385 jobs. This month’s job gains are consistent with previous trends in October. The unemployment rate in October remained […]

Florida Sunshine Law Went Dark for Leon County School Meetings

Florida Sunshine Law Went Dark for Leon County School Meetings

After repeated requests by Tallahassee Reports, Leon County Schools finally provided information that indicates that LCS failed to properly follow Florida Sunshine Laws related to 45 agenda review meetings during the period covering January, 2017 to August, 2019. Specifically, LCS failed to properly produce complete minutes of the meetings and failed to audio record 10 […]

Sean Pittman Hired as Leon County Sheriff Lobbyist

Sean Pittman Hired as Leon County Sheriff Lobbyist

Public records indicate that Sean Pittman, who was the campaign manager for Sheriff Walt McNeil during the 2016 election cycle, is listed as the state lobbyist for the Leon County Sheriffs Office (LCSO) in 2019. Campaign records show that the McNeil campaign paid Pittman’s company, ESP Media, approximately $182,000 during the campaign for advertising and […]

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