Former House Speaker Tip O’Neill often said that “all politics is local.” This is an incredibly true statement, even in Alachua County. When a politician can tap into the needs and wants of his constituents, magic happens.
Metro | City and County Commission
Gainesville City Commission advanced both a ban on synthetic drugs and a plan for pedestrian access to Northwest Eighth Avenue during Thursday’s meeting.
Today is the voter registration deadline for the March 17 City of Gainesville Elections.
The at-large and District 1 candidates for Gainesville City Commission talked about their platforms on campus Friday.
A Santa Fe College student and a UF doctoral candidate are both ready to face challenges reminiscent of the 2013 Gainesville election.
Christopher Weaver isn’t new to the political scene.
Three men puffed smoke from their glossy vape pens outside Gainesville’s city hall in defeat.
Gainesville residents will likely see higher utility rates next fiscal year after city officials passed two measures Thursday night.
In a search for redemption, former UF Student Body President Ben Meyers is taking to the Gainesville political circuit once again.
City commissioners were dismissive about a proposed mandatory bicycle registration program during the commission’s bimonthly meeting Thursday.
Illegally parking at a friend’s apartment complex “just for a minute” now has an even more expensive consequence.
The City of Gainesville’s communications entered the 21st century last week with a new online forum called engageGNV.
The City of Gainesville is asking residents to contribute information to its new wiki page.
Almost three years after a local organization began its fight to end Gainesville support for mountaintop-removal coal mining, its work and advocacy are beginning to pay off: A city commissioner has joined the charge.
By only 127 votes, Helen Warren beat Annie Orlando for a spot on the City Commission in Tuesday night’s runoff election.
Gainesville city commissioners unanimously voted in favor of regulating the use of e-cigarettes in a commission meeting Thursday.
At the Thursday night City Commission runoff candidate forum, a debate about city issues was partially clouded by sharp comments from each candidate about her opponent.