TAPP Program Advertising Dollars Skips Conservative Radio Stations

TAPP Program Advertising Dollars Skips Conservative Radio Stations

A review of the city’s online checkbook shows the City of Tallahassee spent approximately $300,000 on advertising fees to promote the TAPP program in 2015 & 2016. However, no advertising dollars were spent with the two conservative radio stations in Tallahassee that produce morning shows with in-depth coverage of city hall. Documents show that approximately […]

Former City Employee Says Commissioner Miller Directed Staff to Give Work to Gary Yordon Affiliated Business

Former City Employee Says Commissioner Miller Directed Staff to Give Work to Gary Yordon Affiliated Business

Dr. Karen Rubin, the TAPP Progam Coordinator from 2012-2014, told TR that City Commissioner Nancy Miller directed city staff to take the steps needed to assure the TAPP program contract would be awarded to a business controlled by Paige Carter-Smith and affiliated with Gary Yordon. The City of Tallahassee Charter calls for the removal of […]

The TAPP Program Has A Bad Smell

When we learned that the City Manager of Tallahassee awarded a contract to the highest bidder we started asking questions. What we found is a disturbing network of insiders that use the need for clean water to secure tax payer dollars to fund a program that after 8 years can provide no scientific evidence that […]

City Communications Department Produces All PSA’s…Except for TAPP

City Communications Department Produces All PSA’s…Except for TAPP

The City of Tallahassee public records department has informed Tallahassee Reports that since January 1, 2011 the City of Tallahassee has not paid outside vendors for the production of any Pubic Service Announcement (PSA) TV commercials except for the TAPP program. The City’s statement came in response to a public records request by Tallahassee Reports. […]