Gillum Transfers $500K in Gubernatorial Campaign Funds to Non-Profit

Gillum Transfers $500K in Gubernatorial Campaign Funds to Non-Profit

According to campaign filings with the Florida Department of State, last month Andrew Gillum transferred $500,000 from his political committee, Forward Florida, to a non-profit he runs called Forward Florida Action. The non-profit was created by Gillum earlier this year with the mission to register and re-engage 1 million Democratic voters by the 2020 election. […]

Desloge, Welch Report Donations for District 4 Campaign

Desloge, Welch Report Donations for District 4 Campaign

Current District 4 Leon County Commissioner Bryan Desloge and challenger Brian Welch have started raising money ahead of the 2020 election. Campaign reports filed this month, for campaign activity through the end of June, show that Desloge raised $68,715 from 331 donations. Welch reported donations of $20,310 from 108 donations. Donations are limited to $250 […]

Leon County School Grades Improve in 2019

Leon County School Grades Improve in 2019

The Florida Department of Education release of 2019 school grades show that for the fourth year in a row Leon County Schools earned a B. From a state-wide perspective, the 2019 data shows that 24 districts received an A, 30 districts received a B, and 13 districts earned a C. Overall, across all LCS grade […]

Nikki Fried’s Net Worth Increases 416%, Tied to Former Cannabis Exec

Nikki Fried’s Net Worth Increases 416%, Tied to Former Cannabis Exec

Based on financial disclosure forms filed with the Florida Commission on Ethics, the net worth of Nikki Fried -Florida’s recently elected Agriculture Commissioner – increased by $1,129,950 in one year. Fried’s net worth increased from $271,613, reported on June 18, 2018, to $1,401,563, reported on June 24, 2019. This is a 416% increase. Fried officially […]