Mayor Dailey Seeks Change in Management of Controversial Lobbyist Contracts

Mayor Dailey Seeks Change in Management of Controversial Lobbyist Contracts

On Wednesday, newly elected Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey will ask the City Commission to support his campaign promise to move the management of the state and federal lobbyists contracts out of the Mayor’s Office. In the past, the management of the contracts involved city employees who were hired by the mayor. These employees would evaluate […]

Gillum’s Office Circumvents City Commission, Plans to Extend Contract for Donor, Confidante

Gillum’s Office Circumvents City Commission, Plans to Extend Contract for Donor, Confidante

On June 19th the City Manager released her FY2016 budget.  In that budget, the responsibility for hiring the federal, state, and electric utility lobbyists was transferred from the Mayor’s Office to the full City Commission. The reason for the move was never explained. However, sources say the move was made to shield the Mayor from […]