McNeil Releases Campaign Ad, Hits Crime-Rate and “All American City” Award

McNeil Releases Campaign Ad, Hits Crime-Rate and “All American City” Award

Leon County Sheriff candidate Walt McNeil has released a hard hitting TV advertisement which is sure to generate controversy on a number of fronts. The ad is entitled “Number One.” In the press release accompanying a link to the video, shown below, McNeil references the latest crime statistics and states, “This cannot become our new […]

Sheriff Candidate McNeil Concerned About the Lack of Outrage Over Leon County Crime Rate

Sheriff Candidate McNeil Concerned About the Lack of Outrage Over Leon County Crime Rate

Sheriff candidate Walt McNeil held a press conference today to comment on the newly released crime data by FDLE showing Leon County leading the state in crime-rate for the second consecutive year. McNeil said “I do not see the outrage, the efforts, or a plan to address the issue. No one seems concerned.” He criticized […]

Sheriff Candidates Talk Crime, Consolidation and Cooperation

Sheriff Candidates Talk Crime, Consolidation and Cooperation

On Tuesday, May 24th, the four candidates for Leon County Sheriff fielded questions at a forum hosted by the Network of Entrepreneurs and Business Advocates (NEBA). The forum was held at the Capital City Country Club and approximately 120 people attended. The election for Sheriff will begin with the primary on August 30th and conclude […]

Leon County State Lobbyist Seeks Increase in Fees, Cites City’s High Spending

Leon County State Lobbyist Seeks Increase in Fees, Cites City’s High Spending

The City of Tallahassee’s comparatively high spending on state lobbying is being cited by lobbyists representing Leon County government as a justification for a pay raise. Capitol Alliance Group has been the County‚Äôs state lobbyist since 2008 and is now seeking a $20,000 increase in their annual contract which expires in September. The current contract […]

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