The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Tuesday, December 5

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Tuesday, December 5

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The latest reports show that Leon County lost 185 jobs in October. There were 163,844 people working in Leon County in October compared to last month’s revised employment number of 164,029. Get the details.

On November 6th, the Leon County Children’s Services Council (CSC) – in a press release – announced the group would change their funding priorities for the upcoming year.

The latest information from the Tallahassee International Airport shows that October 2023 passenger traffic increased 4.6% when compared to traffic one year ago.

On Thursday December 7th at 8:30 a.m., the Tallahassee Growth Management Department will hold a Type A & Pre-Submittal meeting.


The No. 15 Florida State Women’s Basketball team (6-2) won 76-49 against Kent State (4-3) on Sunday afternoon at the Donald L. Tucker Center, using a 45-25 second-half advantage in the victory.

FSU soccer are your 2023 Women’s College Cup Champions. The Noles reached the pinnacle of women’s soccer – going undefeated and winning the title – by blowing out the Stanford Cardinal 5-1. The Seminoles have now won all four of their NCAA Soccer titles since 2014 – winning in 2014, 2018, 2021 and 2023 – four championships in a 10-year run.


Republican Party of Florida Vice Chair Evan Power wants a special meeting to discuss state Chair Christian Ziegler’s future. In an email blast to the state party’s board members, Power said a special meeting needs to occur with Ziegler under criminal investigation for rape.

The Florida Supreme Court is likely to hear a statewide redistricting case. Voter rights groups are planning to appeal a decision that the state’s congressional districts can stay. The Florida First District of Appeals ruled Friday the legislature is okay in approving congressional maps drawn by Gov. Ron DeSantis’s office.

Gov. Ron DeSantis said the U.S. is being “invaded” in response to a video released Monday depicting a “large group of migrants” mainly composed of Chinese nationals crossing the border. It shows a group of men lined up with their belongings. Ventura reported that they bridged through open gaps in the U.S. southern border barrier.

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody joined 13 other state attorneys general in warning media outlets against supporting terrorist organizations following reports of certain journalists’ ties to Hamas. The joint notice was sent as an individual letter each to the publisher of the New York Times, the CEO of the Associated Press, the CEO and editor-in-chef of CNN and the president of Reuters.


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