Steve Stewart received his Masters degree in Public Policy from FSU, and went on to work with the Office of Public Counsel – the office responsible for representing consumers before the Florida Public Service Commission.
While at the Office of Public Counsel, Steve participated in major electric rate cases and provided testimony on behalf of the consumers of Florida before the Florida Public Service Commission. He also represented consumers’ interests by accompanying Public Service Commissioners on various regulated utility site visits.
After leaving the Office of Public Counsel in 1994, and following a one-year stint as a consultant for the Florida Telephone Association, Steve began working in the private sector. In 1999, he started his own business, a real estate marketing company, and in 2006, he bought a company in Tallahassee focused on commercial marketing and printing. Today he runs that business.
He is also the founder of TallahasseeReports.com, an investigative news website reporting on local government activity.
Steve Stewart has been a frequent guest on The Morning Show with Preston Scott for many years and you can hear him weekly on WFLA as he brings you the exclusive Tallahassee and Leon County news that affects your life.
An exclusive analysis by Tallahassee Reports of the solid waste contracts negotiated separately by the Leon County Board of County Commissioners and the City of Tallahassee with Waste Pro, Inc. over the last year has revealed two different approaches of dealing with consumers dollars.
The County Approach
The Board of County Commissioners (BCC) previously had a services with Waste Management, Inc. to provide garbage collection for residents living inside the unincorporated areas of Leon County.