City Commissioner Seat 3: Jeremy Matlow Challenged by David Bellamy

City Commissioner Seat 3: Jeremy Matlow Challenged by David Bellamy

Tallahassee City Commissioner Jeremy Matlow is being challenged by Dr. David Bellamy during this election cycle. Matlow was elected to City Commission Seat 3 in 2018. Matlow won by 327 votes, defeating Lisa Brown 50.25 percent to 49.75 percent. Matlow is a successful local business owner operating various restaurants and entertainment establishments. Bellamy is an […]

LCS Meeting Briefs August 9th, 2022

LCS Meeting Briefs August 9th, 2022

During the Leon County School Board meeting on August 9, 2022, Superintendent Rocky Hanna recognized former chair member DeeDee Rasmussen, as she recently stepped down from the LCSB due to health concerns. Rasmussen was presented with a plaque and flowers. The board members all spoke fondly of their time served with Rasmussen. The board approved […]

Commissioner Jack Porter Targets Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox Over Abortion Resolution Vote

Commissioner Jack Porter Targets Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox Over Abortion Resolution Vote

Tallahassee City Commissioner Jack Porter is using campaign text messages to attack City Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox, who is pro-choice, for her decision not to entangle city commission business with abortion politics. Back in October, 2021, a resolution came before the Tallahassee City Commission supporting a woman’s right to choose. The resolution passed 3-2 with City […]

California Group, with Bernie Sanders Ties, Sends $50,000 to Aid Tallahassee’s Progressive Candidates

California Group, with Bernie Sanders Ties, Sends $50,000 to Aid Tallahassee’s Progressive Candidates

State campaign records show that a progressive group based in California -led by former Bernie Sanders campaign employees – is financing the efforts of campaign consultant Max Herrle who is helping the Adner Marcelin Tallahassee City Commission. Herrle is a former local lobbyist who has close ties with City Commissioner Jack Porter and Jeremy Matlow. […]

Tallahassee Events Beginning August 9

Tallahassee Events Beginning August 9

The Office Trivia @ Brass Tap MidtownDate: Tuesday, August 9, 2022, begins @ 6:30 p.m.Where: The Brass Tap @ Midtown, 1321 Thomasville Rd.Cost: No cover.What you’ll get: Enjoy an evening at the Brass Tap with good food and cold drinks, while you show off your knowledge of all things Dunder Mifflin and the hit series […]

Senate Starts Gearing Up for Suspended District Attorney Case

Senate Starts Gearing Up for Suspended District Attorney Case

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida Senate President Wilton Simpson has started the process that could lead to senators considering the fate of suspended Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren. Simpson, R-Trilby, sent a memo to senators Thursday after Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a controversial executive order suspending Warren. DeSantis […]

City Commissioners Jeremy Matlow & Jack Porter Target City Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox

City Commissioners Jeremy Matlow & Jack Porter Target City Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox

In a break from tradition, two Tallahassee City Commissioners are publicly supporting an effort to defeat a colleague, City Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox. Seldom – if ever – have two elected officials from the same political party, serving on the Tallahassee City Commission, publicly teamed up to target a colleague. When asked about the situation, City […]

City Commission Seat 5: Two Candidates Challenge Dianne Williams-Cox

City Commission Seat 5: Two Candidates Challenge Dianne Williams-Cox

Tallahassee City Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox is facing two challengers -Adner Marcelin and Shelby Green – in the August 23rd primary. Williams-Cox was elected to her current position in 2018 and previously served on the Tallahassee Leon County Planning Commission. Provided below is a table giving the positions of the candidates on six specific issues. Also, […]

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