Margaret Moore (Photo: Your Turn)

Much ado has been made this past election cycle about the influence of big business interests in our local elections. Rightfully so: The influence of organized money in local politics has a significant impact on major decisions about the future of our community and quality of life for all of us.

Every resident of Tallahassee has a right to advocate for their interests, including business owners and major landowners. When a handful of wealthy insiders and the multiple entities they control create a political