Dr. Jackson Pushes for Lobbying Regulations Related to Criminal Activity

Dr. Jackson Pushes for Lobbying Regulations Related to Criminal Activity

Dr. Erwin Jackson spoke at the most recent Tallahassee City Commission meeting on the need for more stringent lobbyist regulations. Dr. Jackson urged the city commission to adopt rules that would limit the lobbying activities of individuals who have been convicted of, or have participated in, criminal activity. Dr. Jackson said, “Individuals with a criminal […]

City Announces Reorganization, Promotions, Pay Raises

City Announces Reorganization, Promotions, Pay Raises

City Manager Reese Goad recently announced a city reorganization and promotion of employees to further efforts toward the City of Tallahassee’s strategic goals. “Change is rapid in today’s world, and we must keep pace to ensure organizational effectiveness as outlined in our five-year strategic plan. This includes supporting succession planning to ensure the continuity of […]

Leon County Elementary School Teacher Voices Gender Identity Views, Supports Discussions with Students

Leon County Elementary School Teacher Voices  Gender Identity Views, Supports Discussions with Students

Brandy Vance, a Leon County school teacher at J. Michael Conley Elementary School at Southwood, is not happy about the Parental Rights in Education bill and she recently took to Facebook to voice her concerns. The Parental Rights in Education bill, which was recently signed into law, contains a provision that “prohibits a school district […]

A Misleading CNN Fact-Check Is Used by Florida Statewide Media Against Gov. DeSantis

A Misleading CNN Fact-Check Is Used by Florida Statewide Media Against Gov. DeSantis

A misleading CNN fact-check related to the Parental Rights in Education bill is being used by some in the Florida statewide media to promote incomplete information related to Governor DeSantis’s rationale for the legislation. The fact-check – which was published last week – notes that “On several occasions since signing the bill into law, DeSantis has highlighted the […]

Florida Agency Plans for ‘Transportation Equity’

Florida Agency Plans for ‘Transportation Equity’

Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) documents show that the agency has adopted policies that will give consideration to “transportation equity” due to past injustices and present inequities in transportation planning. On January 25, 2021, President Joe Biden signed Executive Order 13985, officially titled Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government. […]

Montford Middle School Principal to Facilitate Student Protest Over Parental Rights Bill

Montford Middle School Principal to Facilitate Student Protest Over Parental Rights Bill

Tallahassee Reports has learned that the principal of Montford Middle School, Lewis Blessing, will facilitate a planned student protest this Friday related to the Parental Rights in Education bill that was recently signed into law by Governor DeSantis. The bill requires school officials to notify parents when counseling students on sensitive issues and limits instruction […]