Marsy’s Law, A Headache for Law Enforcement Agencies

Marsy’s Law, A Headache for Law Enforcement Agencies

With 61 percent of the vote, Amendment 6 was passed in the state of Florida. The constitutional amendment made changes to the state law regarding the rights of crime victims, the age at which judges are required to retired, and judicial deference. Over the last week, there has been some controversy over the section pertaining […]

Leon County Commission Holds Annual Retreat

Leon County Commission Holds Annual Retreat

The Board of Leon County Commissioners held their annual retreat on Monday at the Goodwood Museum and Gardens. This years retreat was focused on Leon County’s efforts to build social infrastructure, reviewing progress towards the County’s five -year targets, and updating the current strategic plan. Social infrastructure is comprised of the spaces, places, and other […]

Leon County Commission Establishes Legislative Priorities

Leon County Commission Establishes Legislative Priorities

Each year the Leon Board of County Commissioners establishes state and federal legislative priorities. At their November 20, 2018 meeting, the Board voted to move forward with priorities for 2019. Staff provided the Board with a report on ten appropriations requests, fifteen projects for potential grant funding, five state policy issues, and four federal policy […]