Speaker Corcoran tells local officials to “put your big boy pants on”

Speaker Corcoran tells local officials to “put your big boy pants on”

Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran recently addressed the complaints from local elected officials about the potential impact of the state constitutional amendment that would increase the homestead exemption by an additional $25,000. Some local officials are concerned that the amendment, if adopted, would result in a cut to services or a local tax increase. Leon […]

CRTPA Board Rescinds Executive Director Job Offer After Additional “Requests.”

CRTPA Board Rescinds Executive Director Job Offer After Additional “Requests.”

At the Capital Region Transportation Planning Agency (CRTPA) meeting this past Monday, the Board voted, after a motion by City Commissioner Scott Maddox, to rescind a job offer recently extended to a candidate to fill the vacant position of Executive Director. The candidate was ranked number two by the screening committee and was offered the […]

Gaines Street Developer Hires Gary Yordon as Lobbyist, Gets No Bid Award

Gaines Street Developer Hires Gary Yordon as Lobbyist, Gets No Bid Award

Tallahassee Reports has learned the the Community Redevelopment Agency voted to sell a piece of property on Gaines Street to North American Properties (NAP), a past developer of projects on Gaines Street, without seeking competitive bids. North American Properties has previously been given Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) tax breaks to build student housing in the Gaines Street […]