Creating a Carlucci clan dynasty

Creating a Carlucci clan dynasty

Joe Carlucci would get a kick out of the fact that his grandson Joe Carlucci may serve on the City Council. The original was a character. A businessman who was fed up with the corruption in City Haul, Carlucci got involved with the Local Government Study Commission in...
Creating a Carlucci clan dynasty

New health service in schools needs a checkup!

The government schools in Jacksonville have adopted a health care service for students that has aroused suspicion in other parts of Florida. Hazel Health is a Silicon Valley telehealth company that provides primary, urgent, and mental health care services to...
Creating a Carlucci clan dynasty

The power of the political purse prevails again

As always, there were many political twists and turns during 2021. One was the jockeying for position in the mayor’s race coming up next year. Three people got in and one of them dropped out. Others seem to be waiting in the wings. The dropout was Matt Carlucci, an...
Creating a Carlucci clan dynasty

Another poll confirms: people don’t like taxes

According to a new poll, property tax reform ranks high among the concerns of Florida residents, along with school choice and health care costs. This is a bit puzzling. The median property tax in Florida is $1,773.00 per year for a home worth the median value of...
Auditors blame faulty city computer system for late financial report

Ashes in your stockings, Jacksonville taxpayers

Scrooges in City Hall had a chance to give the people of Jacksonville a nice Christmas gift Tuesday, but instead they said, “Bah, humbug.” Only five members of City Council voted to repeal the recent local gas tax hike. Those heroes are Rory Diamond, LeAnna Cumber, Al...