Leon County Sheriff Walt McNeil Revises Remarks on Gillum’s Handling of Tallahassee Crime

Leon County Sheriff Walt McNeil Revises Remarks on Gillum’s Handling of Tallahassee Crime

One day after lauding the actions of Mayor Andrew Gillum’s handling of the crime problem in Tallahassee, Leon County Sheriff Walt McNeil revised his remarks. In a statement released by the Gillum campaign and picked up by the Tampa Bay Times, McNeil said, “Under Mayor Andrew Gillum’s leadership, violent crime is down 24 percent, and […]

Jackie Pons Ponders Lawsuit

Jackie Pons Ponders Lawsuit

After the US Attorney issued a statement saying the investigation into the Leon School Board and Jackie Pons had ended without charges, Pons talked to Tallahassee Democrat reporter Jeff Burlew. Burlew asked Pons what his next steps were with regards to the infamous notebook. Pons said he wants to get the truth out. “Does that […]

Sunday Crime Report Shows 24 Incidents. Hermitage, Piney-Z Hit with Auto Burglaries

Sunday Crime Report Shows 24 Incidents. Hermitage, Piney-Z Hit with Auto Burglaries

The Sunday crime report released by the Tallahassee Police Department shows 24 incidents were logged for September 23, 2018. The reported incidents include 12 auto burglaries with three each reported in the Hermitage (Vieux Carre, Constitution) and Piney-Z (Piney-Z Plantation, Piney Village, Plantation View)  neighborhoods. There were also six residential burglaries reported. Sunday September 23, […]

Andrew Gillum’s Former Chief of Staff: “Tallahassee had the Highest Number of Murders in History Last Year”

Gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum is ignoring it. The state-wide media will not ask questions about it. But Mayor Gillum’s former chief of staff, Dustin Daniels, is campaigning on it. What is it? It is Tallahassee’s increase in murders while Andrew Gillum was the mayor of Tallahassee. On a campaign mailer, Dustin Daniels, who is running […]

Feds Revise Tallahassee’s 2016 “Fastest Growing Economy” GDP Down by 52%

Feds Revise Tallahassee’s 2016 “Fastest Growing Economy” GDP Down by 52%

Note: The original percentage revision (105%)  published was changed using a more conservative calculation method. Late last year the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released data that showed that Tallahassee had one of the fastest growing Growth Domestic Product’s (GDP) in the state of Florida in 2016 with a growth rate of 4.3%. This growth […]

State-Wide Media Highlights Adam Putnam Hire, Ignores Gillum Vote to Benefit Costa Rica Companion

State-Wide Media Highlights Adam Putnam Hire, Ignores Gillum Vote to Benefit Costa Rica Companion

The current Florida Agriculture Commissioner, Adam Putnam, took a beating at the ballot box on August 28th in the Republican gubernatorial primary. Despite the loss, the state-wide media is still unloading on Putnam while ignoring the actions of one gubernatorial candidate still running for office. The report by the Tampa Bay Times on Putnam hiring […]

Tallahassee Murder Rates Higher Than Miami, Orlando; Less Than Jacksonville,Tampa

Tallahassee Murder Rates Higher Than Miami, Orlando; Less Than Jacksonville,Tampa

A review of FDLE crime date shows that during 2017 there was 9.0 murders in the city of Tallahassee for every 100,000 residents. Tallahassee finished the year with 17 murders. The graph below shows that this murder rate ranked third when compared to the 10 largest cities in Florida. Jacksonville (12.2) and Tampa (10.5) were […]

Gillum’s LG Pick, Chris King, Made Millions with Government Subsidized Housing

Gillum’s LG Pick, Chris King, Made Millions with Government Subsidized Housing

It appears Chris King, Andrew Gillum’s lieutenant government pick, has made millions by buying and selling government subsidized multi-family properties through his company Elevation Financial Group. King’s recently filed a personal financial disclosure that shows a net worth of $17 million. During his campaign for governor, King has called for more affordable housing options for […]

Florida Chamber of Commerce Poll Shows Andrew Gillum With Slight Lead in Florida’s Race for Governor

Florida Chamber of Commerce Poll Shows Andrew Gillum With Slight Lead in Florida’s Race for Governor

In the first statewide Florida Chamber of Commerce poll since the primary election, the race to become Florida’s next Governor is starting off as a close one. The poll shows Andrew Gillum (D-Tallahassee) leads Ron DeSantis (R-Palm Coast) by four percent. The which interviewed 514 likely voters, was conducted September 6-9 —immediately after Lieutenant Governors […]