City Commission Proposes New Law Regarding Road Solicitation

City Commission Proposes New Law Regarding Road Solicitation

At the September 26th meeting, the City Commission introduced an ordinance regarding public safety on roads and medians, which specifically addresses solicitation, and scheduled the first and only public hearing for October 17, 2018. The current law states that an individual cannot approach vehicles in the street for certain reasons, including: soliciting or collecting donations […]

City Ordinance Establishes Hours of Operation for Businesses Selling Alcoholic Beverages

City Ordinance Establishes Hours of Operation for Businesses Selling Alcoholic Beverages

At the September 26th meeting, the City Commission introduced a new ordinance regarding the closing hours for any licensed establishment selling and purchasing of alcoholic beverages. It is currently unlawful for any licensed establishment to remain open between 3:00 am and 6:00 am. In January 2016, the City Commission passed an ordinance to treat all […]

North Florida Congressman Neal Dunn Named to Farm Bill Conference Committee

North Florida Congressman Neal Dunn Named to Farm Bill Conference Committee

Republican U.S. Representative Neal Dunn from Florida’s 2nd congressional district was recently named to the Farm Bill Conference Committee. The Senate and House each appointed officials from their respective chambers in order to negotiate a 2018 farm bill before the 2014 farm bill expires on September 30th. The conference consists of all members from the […]

Analysis: Latest Local Campaign Finance Reports

Analysis: Latest Local Campaign Finance Reports

With approximately four weeks before primary election day, the latest campaign reports filed with the Leon County Supervisor of Elections shows which candidates will be in the best financial position to influence voters through advertising. The amount of money raised by candidates can be an indication of support in the community. However, these reports do […]

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