The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Wednesday, May 31

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Wednesday, May 31


Tant and Simon talked mostly about bi-partisan common ground before the members of NEBA, stressing the work they’d done together on issues such as affordable workforce housing, rural economic development and water resource protection.

Tallahassee Police responded to what ended up being a found body near the intersection of Centerville Road and Fleischmann Road. The city’s online crime map shows police arrived on the scene just after 7 a.m. TPD is not currently suspecting foul play and there is no indication of the person being struck by a vehicle.

A construction crew uncovered human skeletal remains near the intersection of Tram Road and Zillah Street just south of Fairview Middle School. So far, it is unclear if foul play is involved. The construction site appears to be for the purpose of roadwork or repaving, according to those o the scene.


Fresh on the presidential campaign trail, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis criticized the federal debt ceiling deal saying it would not stop the country from “careening toward bankruptcy.” “I think that we’ve gotten ourselves on a trajectory here really since March of 2020 with some of the COVID spending, it totally reset the budget and they’re sticking with that. And I think that that’s just going to be totally inadequate to get us in a better spot,” DeSantis said.

The Florida Supreme Court will consider a legal challenge to a proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize recreational marijuana. The challenge states that the initiative violates the state constitution with Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody alleging that “the proposed amendment fails to meet the requirements” of specific state law.


FSU men’s golf season came to a close as they fell in the match play semifinals to the Florida Gators, 2-3. The Seminoles were propelled by a 3-2 win earlier in the day against Illinois in the NCAA Match Play Quarterfinals.

Florida State football has officially signed Michigan State transfer wide receiver Keon Coleman. Coleman is a 6’4”, 215 pound receiver originally from Louisiana and was the fourth rated receiver in the transfer portal. He appeared in 22 games with 12 starts at Michigan State and made 65 receptions for 848 yards and eight touchdowns.


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