Fort Myers agrees to settle lawsuit with police union related to FMPD investigation

The City of Fort Myers plans to spend more tax dollars to keep an investigation into corruption at Fort Myers Police Department under wraps. We’ve been pressing the city about this misconduct mystery for years. Monday, Fort Myers City Council approved the settlement of a lawsuit with Gulf Cost Police Benevolent Association for $8,000, which […]

SWFL teacher unions work with school districts to meet state’s teacher pay standard

School districts are left scrambling to find a way to increase teacher salaries. The state soon requires the minimum teacher salary to be $47,500. We looked at what happens if school districts can’t promise those salaries, where Southwest Florida counties stand and how it’s going to impact your children. Lee County and Collier County teachers […]