Mayor Lenny Curry

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Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry is raising concerns about a proposal by the Duval County Public Schools Board that would ask voters to approve a half-cent tax increase to repair and replace the district’s aging schools in a November 5 referendum.

Sam Mousa
Jacksonville Daily Record

Retiring Jacksonville Chief Administrative Officer Sam Mousa says his successor, Mayor Lenny Curry’s Chief of Staff Brian Hughes, has a lot to learn but is up to the task.

Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis, joined by Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams and Mayor Lenny Curry, anouncing the city's participating in Fraud Free Florida.
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Jacksonville has joined Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis’ Fraud Free Florida initiative, a partnership designed to improve investigative efforts to fight fraud in the state.

Brendan Rivers / WJCT News

Mayor Lenny Curry will be spending the next four years at City Hall after Jacksonville voters re-elected him to a second term on Tuesday.

The misleading text sent to a Duval resident on election day.
WJCT News

A text message sent to a Duval County resident Tuesday morning requesting turnout for incumbent Mayor Lenny Curry and other Republicans falsely implied Wednesday is election day.

Heather Schatz/WJCT

For this week’s First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross Media Roundtable, our panel of journalists looked at some of the biggest stories of the week, including:

Jacksonville City Hall
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In response to a recent criminal investigation of several Jacksonville City Council members, the Jacksonville Ethics Commission is asking Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody to issue a legal opinion on local ethics commissions’ ability to enforce the state’s Sunshine Laws.

candidates at lecterns
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The four Jacksonville mayoral candidates whose names are on the ballot faced off in a televised debate Wednesday at Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute ahead of the March 19 elections.

Abukar Adan / WJCT News

More than 200 mostly African-American residents packed a church in Northwest Jacksonville Monday evening to hear from the three mayoral hopefuls vying to unseat Mayor Lenny Curry.

Curry Campaign


 A complaint filed last week by a Jacksonville pastor against Mayor Lenny Curry’s campaign for using police officers in a political ad might make a valid case, according to a University of North Florida professor.

A new poll is out Wednesday in the Jacksonville mayor’s race, and it shows incumbent Lenny Curry in the lead at just over 50%, with Anna Brosche a distant second.

WJCT NEWS

A new University of North Florida poll shows City Councilwoman Anna Lopez Brosche is a distant second in the race against incumbent Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry.

Mayoral Candidates Weigh In On Weekend Shootings

Feb 18, 2019
News4Jax

With four people killed over the weekend in Jacksonville, gun violence is an issue on voters’ minds as three candidates look to unseat Mayor Lenny Curry in next month’s election.

Abukar Adan / WJCT-News

Jacksonville is opening a center that will provide services during the day to homeless people. 

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A major overhaul of the tax code that took effect last year promised relief, but now that returns are being filed, some people are baffled. They’re getting smaller refunds — or sometimes having to write a check to Uncle Sam — even though nothing in their situation seems to have changed. 

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