Tampa Bay by Charlie Frago
February 20, 2018
Mike Deeson might have retired from the local television news, but he isn’t done with reporting. And he says he’s following up on a story that he’s chased since 2012: Does Sonya Little, the city’s chief financial officer, live in the city as required by Tampa’s charter?
His company, Deeson Media, filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Hillsborough County Circuit Court to compel the city to release Little’s address.
Deeson, who retired from 10News WTSP last year, told the Tampa Bay Times that he decided to take legal action to force the administration of Mayor Bob Buckhorn to follow the law.
“I truly believe society breaks down when people make up their own rules,” he said. “Bob is the mayor. He’s not the king of the city.”
Little said she is a Tampa resident.
“I’m in compliance and I live in the city of Tampa,” Little said in a statement. [READ MORE]