Projected Surge in 2019 Revenues May Trigger 2020 Refunds for Florida Businesses

Projected Surge in 2019 Revenues May Trigger 2020 Refunds for Florida Businesses

By John Haughey | Watchdog.org A week after learning Florida’s projected $223 million surplus in this year’s budget “has likely disappeared” as Hurricane Michael’s recovery costs mount, state fiscal analysts are offering some unexpectedly rosy forecasts for the fiscal year 2020 budget that could include tax refunds for state businesses. According to the Legislature’s Office […]

Tallahassee Ethics Board Member to Apply for City Commission Vacancy

Tallahassee Ethics Board Member to Apply for City Commission Vacancy

UPDATE Another member of the Tallahassee Independent Ethics Board will apply for the vacant seat on the city commission. Bruce Grant, whose term expires on 12/31/2018, has submitted an application to fill the vacancy created when Scott Maddox was removed. ORIGINAL STORY Bill Hollimon, the Tallahassee City Commission appointee to the Independent Ethics Board, announced […]

US Attorney Press Release Makes it Official: Maddox, Carter-Smith Indicted

US Attorney Press Release Makes it Official: Maddox, Carter-Smith Indicted

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 12, 2018 For more information, contact: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs 202-514-2007 U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of Florida Amy Alexander, Public Information Officer 850-216-3854, amy.alexander@usdoj.gov TALLAHASSEE CITY COMMISSIONER AND POLITICAL CONSULTANT CHARGED IN RACKETEERING CONSPIRACY TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Charles Maddox, 50, and Tallahassee […]

Semi-Annual Crime Numbers Decrease 7.7% in Leon County

Semi-Annual Crime Numbers Decrease 7.7% in Leon County

According to data released by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), the Total Crime Index in Leon County decreased by 7.7 % in the first six months of 2018 when compared to the first six months of 2017. The statewide numbers show a decrease of 8.0% for this time period. The table below compares […]

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