Andrew Gillum Lowers Goal of Registering One Million Voters

Andrew Gillum Lowers Goal of Registering One Million Voters

In March 20, 2019, the Associate Press reported that former “Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum wants to register at least 1 million voters in an effort to make the state swing blue in the 2020 presidential race….” Now that number has been reduced by 40%, to 600,000. In an interview with Steve Contorno of […]

FAMU Athletic Program Hit with Penalties

FAMU Athletic Program Hit with Penalties

Florida A&M University will be banned next year from post-season play in major sports, will have records vacated for a dozen teams and will face financial penalties and scholarship reductions, after an NCAA panel found the school “lacked institutional control” and did not properly certify the academic eligibility of athletes. Florida A&M and the NCAA […]

D’Alemberte Remembered as “Definition of a Statesman”

D’Alemberte Remembered as “Definition of a Statesman”

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — With a shock of white hair, a trademark bow tie and a soft, Southern drawl, Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte was a legal icon who influenced decades of Florida governance and was described Tuesday as a “force of nature.” D’Alemberte, who died suddenly Monday at age 85, […]

Leon County BOCC Schedules Hearing on Ethics Ordinance

Leon County BOCC Schedules Hearing on Ethics Ordinance

At their last meeting, the Leon County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) voted to schedule the first and only public hearing for June 18, 2019, to consider the adoption of an ordinance providing for a Code of Ethics. After conducting meetings and public hearings, the Citizen Charter Review Committee (“CCRC”) recommended amending the Charter to […]

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