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CRTPA Board Rescinds Executive Director Job Offer After Additional “Requests.”

CRTPA Board Rescinds Executive Director Job Offer After Additional “Requests.”

At the Capital Region Transportation Planning Agency (CRTPA) meeting this past Monday, the Board voted,…

Documents Show Elected Leaders Support the Move to a Vehicle Mileage Tax

Documents Show Elected Leaders Support the Move to a Vehicle Mileage Tax

Tallahassee Reports has learned that local elected leaders have been supporting a move to tax…

City, County to Consider $300,000 Study that Supports a New Tax on Vehicle Miles Traveled

City, County to Consider $300,000 Study that Supports a New Tax on Vehicle Miles Traveled

At this Wednesday’s City Commission meeting, elected officials will consider spending approximately $300,000 on a…

Outside Legal Bills for Firefighter Lawsuit Cost Taxpayers $238,000

Outside Legal Bills for Firefighter Lawsuit Cost Taxpayers $238,000

Tallahassee Reports has learned that the City of Tallahassee paid $238,426 to an outside law…

Local Economy

Tallahassee Gets a Tesla Supercharger Station

Tallahassee Gets a Tesla Supercharger Station

If your weekend travels takes you to the northeast part of town and by Village Square Shopping Center, you will notice a Tesla supercharger station. The futuristic looking…

Leon County Existing Home Sales Continue to Climb in July

Leon County Existing Home Sales Continue to Climb in July

Last month we reported the “surge” in the sale of existing homes in Leon county. The good news continues in July. The numbers from July show that 305…

Leon County Employment Declines for the 6th Consecutive Month

Leon County Employment Declines for the 6th Consecutive Month

The latest employment data shows that the number of people employed in Leon County has declined for the 6th month in a row. The losses began in November,…

National, Local Home Sales Slow in August

National, Local Home Sales Slow in August

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported that the sales of existing homes were down in August after four months of gains. Sales fell by 1.8% to an…

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Opinion

Syrian refugees: Mayor out of step with citizens, Federal law agencies

By Preston Scott Once again, the highly paid ambassador for People for The American Way (Foundation), Andrew Gillum, is out on his own as a rogue member…

Exclusive

TIA Passenger Traffic Holds Steady in February

The latest passenger numbers for the Tallahassee International Airport (TIA) shows passenger traffic for February of this year was essentially equal to February’s traffic in 2015. The…

Business Spotlight

Locally Owned Business, Power On, Helps You Power Up

Hurricane season begins on June 1, 2015 and John and Vicki Cunniff view this time of year different than most. You see, their locally owned business, Power…

Stewart's Blog

Stewart’s Blog: Mayor Andrew Gillum: “I Don’t Give Quotes to Tallahassee Reports”

This past week, Tallahassee Reports had the help of an intern in covering local news. The intern, who shall remain nameless, had significant experience. He had a…

News Beyond Tallahassee

Hillary Clinton’s email: 10 questions – Politico

The steady “drip, drip, drip” of the Hillary Clinton email flap — combined with aggressive spin launched this week by the Clinton campaign — creates confusion about…

Business

Single-Family Home Resales Hold Steady in February, Prices Trend Downward

February numbers for single-family home resales show that the annual-rate of sales is holding steady on Leon County. There were 2,855 single-family units sold over the previous…

Business

Leon County Adds 1,800 Jobs in February

The State of Florida employment reports for February were released today and show that Leon County added 1,800 jobs. The unemployment rate fell to 4.2%. and approximately 142,892…

Business

New Home Construction in Leon County Shows Growth, Resiliency

The latest available numbers show that the value of single-family new construction permits issued in January and February of 2016, increased approximately 22% over the value of such…