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’s state lobbyist since 2008 and is now seeking a $20,000 increase in their annual contract which expires in September. The current contract […]

City, County to Consider $300,000 Study that Supports a New Tax on Vehicle Miles Traveled

City, County to Consider $300,000 Study that Supports a New Tax on Vehicle Miles Traveled

At this Wednesday’s City Commission meeting, elected officials will consider spending approximately $300,000 on a study that will provide support for the establishment of a new tax based on vehicle miles traveled. The tax is called a mobility fee. The cost of the study would be shared with the Leon County Board of County Commissioners. […]

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