Leon County Ranks #1 in Crime Rate Again

Leon County Ranks #1 in Crime Rate Again

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement released crime data for 2016 and Leon County leads the state of Florida in crime rate for the third year in a row. The crime rate per 100,000 residents increased by 6.8% over 2015 numbers. The total crime rate in the state of Florida fell by 4.4% and also fell […]

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 […]