Tallahassee Official Provides Explanation of Why FP&L Was Not Welcome in Tallahassee During Hurricane Hermine

Tallahassee Official Provides Explanation of Why FP&L Was Not Welcome in Tallahassee During Hurricane Hermine

A deposition in an employment lawsuit against the city of Tallahassee has revealed that Tallahassee officials were concerned that if Florida Power & Light (FPL) were allowed to work in Tallahassee in emergency situations “they may come in and take over for the city?” (See bottom of page 90 of deposition below.) Also, city officials […]

DeSantis Cruises to Win in GOP Primary for Governor

DeSantis Cruises to Win in GOP Primary for Governor

By Lloyd Dunkelberger, The News Service of Florida ORLANDO — With the enthusiastic backing of President Donald Trump, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis won the Republican primary for governor on Tuesday, handily defeating Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam. With more than 93 percent of the precincts reporting statewide, DeSantis, a three-term congressman from Northeast Florida, totaled 56 […]

Florida Gubernatorial Candidate DeSantis Focuses on State Supreme Court

Florida Gubernatorial Candidate DeSantis Focuses on State Supreme Court

In a recent interview on WFLA’s Morning Show with Preston Scott (100.7 FM), Florida gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis discussed his campaign for governor. DeSantis, who was first elected in the US House in 2012, is a former Navy lawyer that graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in History and from Harvard Law School. DeSantis told Scott that […]

Democrats Tangle on Records in Gubernatorial Debate

Democrats Tangle on Records in Gubernatorial Debate

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — In the midst of a firestorm about a reported lapse in background screenings for concealed-weapons licenses, four of the five top Democratic candidates vying to replace Republican Gov. Rick Scott squared off in a debate Saturday night. Former Congresswoman Gwen Graham, former Miami Beach mayor […]