Mayor Andrew Gillum

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum renewed his promise of full cooperation Thursday during his first radio-call in appearance since the city and a handful of local developers were served with FBI subpoenas.

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum’s gubernatorial bid is gathering momentum as he picks up top-tier endorsements and some honorable mentions by one of Florida’s leading pundits.

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Tallahassee’s mayor has lost the endorsement of some of his colleagues in his race to be the state’s next governor. Leon County Commissioners John Dailey and Kristin Dozier are endorsing Democrat Gwen Graham for governor.

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum said he’ll pass legislation to strengthen health insurance provisions if he’s elected governor. Gillum says his proposed legislation was prompted by the U.S. House vote repealing the Affordable Care Act last week.

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Tallahassee Commissioners are scheduled to meet Wednesday for a workshop on the city budget. The meeting comes after state lawmakers passed a plan that could have a significant impact on their bottom line.

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Nick Evans

Local control advocates said the Florida legislature has taken preempting home rule to a new level this session. The legislature wants to extend property tax breaks, regulate vacation rentals and community redevelopment agencies.

Mayor Andrew Gillum
Nick Evans

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum says Gov. Rick Scott should be careful asking the federal government for Medicaid block grants. The gubernatorial candidate said the city helps support local hospitals and Leon County helps fund local public health services.

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Legislation banning sanctuary city policies is moving through Florida House committees. The proposal requires cities fully cooperate with federal immigration officers or face penalties.

Mayor Andrew Gillum
Nick Evans

The race for 2018 has begun.  Ahead of a Saturday rally in downtown Tallahassee, hometown Mayor Andrew Gillum met with reporters to discuss his bid for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination.  

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House Speaker Richard Corcoran says America’s founding fathers would be squarely behind a so-called “preemption” proposal to strip local governments of their power to regulate businesses.

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, a rising star in the Florida Democratic Party, is once again taking Republican lawmakers to task.

Photo of the first DCA in Tallahassee--a white building with pillars against a blue sky
Regan McCarthy WFSU News

A panel of judges heard arguments Tuesday in a court case involving Mayor Andrew Gillum and other members of the city commission who voted against repealing a pair of local gun ordinances. The case may have larger implications surrounding what’s known as home rule.

Sarah Mueller

Tallahassee children living in public housing will see toys and bikes under the tree this Christmas.

Mayor Gillum speaking as part of the Vocal Majority tour.
Nick Evans

Gun control activists are pushing voters to keep the issue top of mind when they enter the voting booth this November.  The Vocal Majority bus is on a nationwide tour.

Nick Evans

Hermine is the first Hurricane to strike Florida in more than a decade. The storm plunged nearly all of North Florida, including the state’s capital city of Tallahassee, into darkness. Now the lights have come back on and they’re shining directly on to a Governor trying to make a bigger national mark, and a mayor considered a rising Democratic star.

Thousands of the Big Bend’s most vulnerable seniors relied on a network of volunteer and professional care givers – and sometimes each other -- to weather Hurricane Hermine. Some of the planning worked, some didn’t.

The Tallahassee City Commission meets to discuss the response to Hurricane Hermine
LHatter / WFSU News

Hurricane Hermine has taken it’s toll on Tallahassee—leaving downed trees and power lines in its wake. That’s posed logistical challenges to teams trying to restore power, and frustrating residents who have been without for days. Now  city and county leaders are trying to address those concerns. But some say the efforts come too late.

City of Tallahassee power outtages as of 9/4/16 6:50 p.m.
City of Tallahassee / City of Tallahassee

More than 33,000 Leon County homes remain without power on the third day following Hurricane Hermine. And some are growing increasingly frustrated with the restoration process. Now Governor Rick Scott has ordered additional teams to help the City of Tallahassee restore power, even as city officials try to tamp down on criticism.

Mayor Gillum Partners With Faith Leaders

Aug 24, 2016
Aryanna Duhl

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum is seeking community insight from a very diverse group of religious leaders. 

Tori Whitley

A Chicago couple will be moving to Tallahassee with one year’s worth of free rent. They’re the winners of Choose Tallahassee’s “Why I’d Love to Retire in Tallahassee, Florida” Contest.

City of Tallahassee

A question about funding for Tallahassee’s Palmer Munroe Teen Center is highlighting a dispute between the city and county about where one government’s responsibility ends and the other’s begins.