Tag: FBI investigation

Scott PowersOctober 29, 2018

After railing against his opponent’s potential role in a scandal in Tallahassee, Republican gubernatorial nominee Ron DeSantis vowed Sunday that, if elected Governor, he’ll impanel a statewide grand jury to investigate local corruption. But that’s something he can’t do without the concurrence of the state’s highest court. Moreover, investigating “local” crimes isn’t the scope of […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 1, 2018

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis hasn’t been shy in attacking his Democratic opponent about the ongoing FBI investigation in Tallahassee. The latest strike? The DeSantis campaign is calling on Andrew Gillum to return more than $75,000 in campaign donations from those who’ve been subpoenaed in the course of the more-than-three-year-long investigation into Tallahassee’s city government. […]

Drew WilsonApril 2, 2018

Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Maddox’s 2020 state Senate campaign showed its first signs of life in months: It helped him pay for lawyers. Maddox is one of the central figures in an FBI investigation into City Hall that’s been going on since 2015, and recent movement points toward the bureau laying out the case for […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 2, 2017

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum has struggled with media scrutiny regarding his day job, and flatlined fundraising (such as a $78,000 September) during his campaign for the Democratic nomination for Governor. Per a poll Florida Politics commissioned this week, Gillum is getting drubbed in polls — 31 percent to 13 percent, with the momentum going Gwen Graham‘s way. […]

Drew WilsonAugust 23, 2017

Lobbyist Adam Corey jettisoned his state-level clients this week, possibly due to an ongoing FBI corruption investigation in Tallahassee. Corey had been representing American Clinical Solutions, Coalition of Affordable Housing Providers, PNC Financial Services Group, Broward College Foundation and San Felasco Nurseries, but state records show he withdrew as a lobbyist for each client Monday. […]


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