Leon County Fuel Tax Will Not Be Spent On Road Maintenance

Leon County Fuel Tax Will Not Be Spent On Road Maintenance

Decisions made by elected officials on the City Commission and the Leon County Board of County Commissioners ensure that the approximately $4 million raised by the fuel tax increase approved in 2013 will not be spent on additional road maintenance. This, despite the fact that one of the main arguments used to push for an […]

One Developer Gets Message from Tallahassee City Manager, One Does Not

One Developer Gets Message from Tallahassee City Manager, One Does Not

On October 14, 2013, the lobbyist for the Mckibbon Hotel Group (MHG), Gary Yordon, responded favorably to a request by City Manager Anita Favors to donate money to charitable organization she was representing. Just one week later, October 22, 2013, Mr.Yordon, received a personal notification via email at the direction of the City Manager Anita […]

Local Author Hits New York Times Best Selling List with “Extortion”

Local Author Hits New York Times Best Selling List with “Extortion”

Tallahassee resident and author Peter Schweizer has hit the New York Times best selling list again with “Extortion: How Politicians Extract Your Money, Buy Votes and Line Their Own Pockets.” Schweizer, who is a Fellow at the Hoover Institute and the President of the Government Accountability Institute, also penned the best seller, “Throw Them All […]

Sales Tax Committee Settles on Blueprint Projects

Sales Tax Committee Settles on Blueprint Projects

The Leon County Sales Tax Committee has recommended nearly $700 million in projects to be funded an extension of the current penny sales tax. The Leon County Commission will have the final say on which projects will be placed on the ballot for voter approval this fall. The Blueprint infrastructure program is known mostly for […]