Rubio Leads in Early Florida Senate Race Poll

Rubio Leads in Early Florida Senate Race Poll

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio (R) leads Rep. Val Demings (D-FL-10) by two points in a hypothetical head-to-head general election poll for the 2022 Senate election. According to a poll from St. Pete Polls, Rubio leads 48 percent to 46 percent. However, the results are still within the 2.2 percent margin of error. The poll consisted […]

Florida Gov. DeSantis Pulled in $4 Million in July, Opponents Far Behind

Florida Gov. DeSantis Pulled in $4 Million in July, Opponents Far Behind

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis pulled in $4 million during July, expanding on his already large war chest. The July financial report shows over 18,000 contributions during July, which is over 63 percent of total contributions Friends of Ron DeSantis has collected since January 2018. DeSantis’ opponents are vastly trailing in dollar amounts. During July, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried raked in […]

DeSantis Says No Lockdowns or School Mask Mandates in Florida

DeSantis Says No Lockdowns or School Mask Mandates in Florida

In a press conference on Thursday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis took time to comment on the upcoming school year by saying school mask mandates and lockdowns will not be happening in Florida. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki called DeSantis’ comments “greatly concerning” and said her kids were used to wearing masks. “If I were […]

Drug Overdoses on the Rise in Florida

Drug Overdoses on the Rise in Florida

According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), drug overdoses are on the rise in Florida. Specifically, the death toll rose by about 37 percent from 2019 to 2020 in Florida. One of the most notable trends was the amount of synthetic opioid fentanyl in Florida and how so many people have become […]

Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump Takes on White Teen’s Case

Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump Takes on White Teen’s Case

Attorney Ben Crump, based out of Tallahassee, Fla., and Rev. Al Sharpton announced they are taking up the case of Hunter Brittain, a white teenager killed by police last month in Arkansas. This is the first case that Crump has handled which involves an alleged white victim of a police action. Crump emphasized that his mission has […]

SCOTUS Ruling Favors Florida’s Election Reforms

SCOTUS Ruling Favors Florida’s Election Reforms

On Thursday, the United States Supreme Court ruled 6-3 in a case that impacts Florida’s election reforms. The ruling supports a new set of voting reform laws signed by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey. In their decision, SCOTUS signaled support for measures taken by states like Florida in their attempt to clamp down on election and […]

TR’s Weekly Crime Tracker: Week Ending November 29th

TR’s Weekly Crime Tracker: Week Ending November 29th

Information provided by the Tallahassee Police Department (TPD) shows there were 63 incidents reported during the week of November 23 – 29, 2020. The data indicates there were 39 property incidents and 24 violent incidents. The week before, there were 49 property and 26 violent incidents. A regional breakdown of the incidents – based on […]

TR’s Weekly Crime Tracker: Week Ending November 8th

TR’s Weekly Crime Tracker: Week Ending November 8th

Information provided by the Tallahassee Police Department (TPD) shows there were 84 incidents reported during the week November 2 – 8, 2020. The data indicates there were 55 property incidents and 29 violent incidents. Last week there were 58 property and 30 violent incidents. A regional breakdown of the incidents – based on TPD defined […]