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TR EXCLUSIVE: During the Sharing of Ideas section of the June 14th City Commission meeting, elected officials discussed the Ben Pingree and a city charter review commission. Read about the discussion.
The most recent information from the Florida Department of revenue shows that consumer spending in Leon County-as measured by taxable sales- was up in March by 3.5% when compared to spending one year ago. In absolute terms, spending in March 2023 was up $14.7 million to $439.2 million. These numbers are preliminary and are subject to revisions.
On Sunday morning, at 12:50 a.m., the Tallahassee Police Department reported a fatal traffic crash near the intersection of Sixth Avenue and Monroe Street. TPD reported that the pedestrian, an adult male, succumbed to his injuries on scene.
The Tallahassee Police Department is commemorating pride month by outfitting themselves with a new pin that will be displayed on their uniforms. They made the announcement on Facebook where they said “”we are celebrating the diverse community we have the privilege of serving – as well as honoring our own employees – by wearing rainbow Pride pins throughout June.”
In the aftermath of Governor Ron DeSantis’s recent budget vetoes, accusations and questions have swirled that the governor used his fiscal scalpel for political vendettas instead of sound budget-conscious conservativism. Get the details.
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, the newest candidate in the Republican presidential field, drew some distinctions between himself and his rivals Thursday, suggesting that the six-week abortion ban signed into law by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is too severe.