Leon County Sheriff Walt McNeil Revises Remarks on Gillum’s Handling of Tallahassee Crime

Leon County Sheriff Walt McNeil Revises Remarks on Gillum’s Handling of Tallahassee Crime

One day after lauding the actions of Mayor Andrew Gillum’s handling of the crime problem in Tallahassee, Leon County Sheriff Walt McNeil revised his remarks. In a statement released by the Gillum campaign and picked up by the Tampa Bay Times, McNeil said, “Under Mayor Andrew Gillum’s leadership, violent crime is down 24 percent, and […]

City Commission Proposes New Law Regarding Road Solicitation

City Commission Proposes New Law Regarding Road Solicitation

At the September 26th meeting, the City Commission introduced an ordinance regarding public safety on roads and medians, which specifically addresses solicitation, and scheduled the first and only public hearing for October 17, 2018. The current law states that an individual cannot approach vehicles in the street for certain reasons, including: soliciting or collecting donations […]

City Ordinance Establishes Hours of Operation for Businesses Selling Alcoholic Beverages

City Ordinance Establishes Hours of Operation for Businesses Selling Alcoholic Beverages

At the September 26th meeting, the City Commission introduced a new ordinance regarding the closing hours for any licensed establishment selling and purchasing of alcoholic beverages. It is currently unlawful for any licensed establishment to remain open between 3:00 am and 6:00 am. In January 2016, the City Commission passed an ordinance to treat all […]

Politico: Gillum Driving Records Tied to “Active Criminal Investigation”

Politico: Gillum Driving Records Tied to “Active Criminal Investigation”

POLITICO is reporting that driving records related to Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum are tied to an “active criminal investigation” and can’t be released unredacted by the state, according to an audit housed with the Florida Department of Highway and Motor Vehicles. POLITICO requested a listing of the number of times Gillum’s record has been […]