City Commission to Address $145 Million in Proposed Private Investment at Tallahassee Airport

City Commission to Address $145 Million in Proposed Private Investment at Tallahassee Airport

It appears that the City of Tallahassee’s marketing efforts of available land around the Tallahassee Airport is about to bear fruit. The agenda for next week’s city commission meeting has two items that seeks approval from elected officials to allow city staff to commence negotiations with private companies that are proposing a $145 million in […]

DeSantis Keeps Promise, Launches Education Agenda for School Board Candidates

DeSantis Keeps Promise, Launches Education Agenda for School Board Candidates

On Thursday, Governor Ron DeSantis launched an education agenda focused on influencing local school board races in the 2022 election cycle. Titled “The DeSantis Education Agenda: Putting Students First, Protecting Parents’ Rights,” the policies focus on issues related to student success, parental rights and curriculum transparency. According to the website, “The DeSantis Education Agenda is […]

Mayor Dailey’s Chief of Staff Accepts City Job, Pay Increase

Mayor Dailey’s Chief of Staff Accepts City Job, Pay Increase

Thomas Whitley, who was the Chief of Staff to Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey, has taken a new job with the City of Tallahassee. Whitely recently accepted a position as the Director of Strategic Innovation. The position became vacant during the recent city reorganization. Christian Doolin, who joined the City in 2016, was the city’s first […]

Florida Democrat Anna Eskamani Blames ‘Pro-Life Politicians’ for Texas School Shooting

Florida Democrat Anna Eskamani Blames ‘Pro-Life Politicians’ for Texas School Shooting

Florida Democrat House member Anna Eskamani was quick to politicize the mass shooting that took place Tuesday at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, where reports indicate that 19 students and two teachers were killed. Eskamani tweeted out at 4:34 p.m. on Tuesday, “All these ‘pro-life’ politicians don’t seem to give a damn about our kids […]

The Growth Debate Continues with Votes on Southside Development

The Growth Debate Continues with Votes on Southside Development

City Commission Split 3-2 on Southside Development On April 12, the Leon County Commission and the Tallahassee City Commission held a public hearing to consider the next step in addressing proposed comprehensive plan amendments which would allow for three major housing developments in the southeast section of Leon County. The comprehensive plan serves as a […]