Session Weekly Roundup: Fired Up Over Medical Weed

Session Weekly Roundup: Fired Up Over Medical Weed

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Clad in a flannel shirt, jeans and a Florida State University baseball cap, Doug Dixon might easily blend into the crowd almost anywhere in Tallahassee. But the 59-year-old construction worker wound up at the center of a media frenzy this week, just for taking his […]

Andrew Gillum’s Brother Removed From Florida Voter Rolls After Investigation

Andrew Gillum’s Brother Removed From Florida Voter Rolls After Investigation

Tallahassee Reports has confirmed that Mark Earley, the Leon County Supervisor of Elections, has removed Marcus Gillum, Andrew Gillum’s brother, from the Leon County voter rolls. The action by Earley comes after an investigative report by Tallahassee Reports which verified that Marcus Gillum voted as resident of Leon County – registered at a home once […]

Carlos Rey Joins Ethics Board After Unanimous Vote

Carlos Rey Joins Ethics Board After Unanimous Vote

The City of Tallahassee’s Independent Ethics Board voted to appoint Carlos Rey to fill a seat that is required to be chosen by the six Ethics Board members. Five of the nineteen applicants spoke at the Ethics meeting. After their comments, Board Chairman Richard Herring polled the members and Mr. Rey received five votes. After […]

Moody Backs Immigration Proposal

Moody Backs Immigration Proposal

By The News Service of Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody supports a Senate proposal that would give her the authority to file civil actions against local governments that do not fully cooperate with federal immigration authorities. “City officials must obey the laws that they swore to uphold,” Lauren Schenone, a spokeswoman for Moody, said in […]

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