Tag: Randy Wyse

A.G. GancarskiNovember 23, 2015

The Concerned Taxpayers of Duval County have arrived at a “semi-settlement” of their “Text-ghazi” lawsuit against the  Jacksonville City Council members involved in forbidden texting during budget deliberations Sept. 21. Scott Wilson, Tommy Hazouri, Joyce Morgan, and Aaron Bowman agreed to terms. “Four of the nine city council members who were being sued over texting about […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 9, 2015

One of the controversies that won’t go away in #jaxpol is the narrative revolving around Jacksonville City Council members Reggie Brown, Katrina Brown, Scott Wilson, Tommy Hazouri, and Reggie Gaffney texting with Jacksonville firefighters union head Randy Wyse during city budget deliberations. Wyse was pushing, as Chris Hong reported in The Florida Times-Union, to ensure […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 8, 2015

In a memo to Jacksonville City Council, Council President Greg Anderson addressed the recent controversy involving members texting with Fire Union Chief Randy Wyse before a recent vote that restored salary and promotions for Fire Department members at the expense of the stormwater fund. To sum up, council members are prohibited, going forward, from texting […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 17, 2015

As the Jacksonville media digests and reports on Lenny Curry’s inaugural budget, most of us are struck by how positive the initial reaction to it has been, and so we write positive pieces. WJXT had one such piece: “Police, fire leaders like mayor’s budget proposal.” The story had positive comments from Randy Wyse and Sheriff Mike Williams, and Council […]


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