Jacksonville City Council Moves to Attract Solar Panel Manufacturing Company, 800 Jobs

Jacksonville City Council Moves to Attract Solar Panel Manufacturing Company, 800 Jobs

Promptly after President Trump enacted new tariffs on imported solar panels last month, Jacksonville City Council approved $24.2 million in incentives to entice a foreign solar panel company to begin manufacturing locally. According to the Florida Times Union, the still-unnamed company has pledged to create 800 jobs by the end of next year at its […]

City Commission Approves FDOT Funds for Weems Road Extension

City Commission Approves FDOT Funds for Weems Road Extension

At the last City Commission elected leaders approved a resolution authorizing the Mayor of Tallahassee to execute an agreement with FDOT for $1 million in funds for the Weems Road extension. The project is intended to relieve congestion at the state-maintained intersection of Capital Circle NE and Mahan Drive. The road improvement will allow those […]

School Board Member Says Deerlake Teachers Fear Retaliation from Administrator Julie Lawson

School Board Member Says Deerlake Teachers Fear Retaliation from Administrator Julie Lawson

UPDATED The Leon County School Board has informed Tallahassee Reports, that after an investigation, Ms. Striplin’s complaint against Ms. Lawson was unsubstantiated. Deana McAllister, Director Labor and Employer Relations, wrote in response to Ms. Striplin’s formal complaint that ” it has been determined that your complaint is unsubstantiated and does not meet the threshold for […]

Erwin Jackson Residency Lawsuit Provided FBI with Info about Governance

Erwin Jackson Residency Lawsuit Provided FBI with Info about Governance

Back in September 2016, Dr. Erwin Jackson filed a lawsuit concerning the residency of City Commissioner Scott Maddox. The filing claimed Maddox was ineligible for the City Commission because he did not live in the City of Tallahassee. Ultimately, Jackson lost the court case. However, it now appears that questions answered by Maddox in that […]