Tag: Carla Miller

A.G. GancarskiDecember 4, 2018

A bill approved Tuesday in the Jacksonville City Council Rules Committee would tighten ethics provisions for employees, officials, and board members. Ordinance 2018-822, filed by Council President Aaron Bowman at the request of the Jacksonville Ethics Commission, would mandate that officials and employees avoid leveraging their positions or resources for personal gain. The ordinance also sets up limits […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 15, 2018

As storm clouds loom over the Sunshine State, the same holds true (at least potentially) for Jacksonville’s Sunshine Law. And a public notice meeting Tuesday morning called by Jacksonville City Councilman Garrett Dennis addressed how those clouds may be occluding the race for the presidency of the City Council. The meeting was requested by Dennis to […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 22, 2018

Jacksonville City Councilman Reggie Brown filed weeks ago to run in the Democratic primary versus Senate Democratic Leader-designate Audrey Gibson. Yet he’s living a double life of sorts, as he remains on the Council. If Brown were running for a federal office, Friday would have been “resign to run” day. But as it is, he’s both an active […]

A.G. GancarskiJanuary 10, 2018

The race for Jacksonville City Council Vice President is on, and even before the first noticed pledge meetings on Wednesday, one candidate already has a pledge of support. Even as Republican Councilman Sam Newby sent in his pledge letter, word was he already had received the pledge of fellow Republican Al Ferraro. Ferraro confirmed his support of Newby […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 18, 2016

Hopes were that Jacksonville would find its new Inspector General by the end of the summer. However, that search appears destined to go longer. A Monday meeting involving Council President Lori Boyer, Council Vice President John Crescimbeni, and Carla Miller of the ethics office revealed a general dissatisfaction with the shallow pool of applicants. Reopening the advertisement will […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 5, 2016

On Tuesday, Jacksonville Ethics head Carla Miller and General Counsel Jason Gabriel weighed in on the recent ad Angela Corey filmed at the State Attorney’s office. The short version: it is permissible for incumbents to film political ads in the taxpayer-funded buildings that house their offices, as long as challengers receive a similar unfettered consideration. Tuesday, Miller wrote […]


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