US Attorney Charges “Unprecedented Number” of Illegal Entry Cases in North Florida

US Attorney Charges “Unprecedented Number” of Illegal Entry Cases in North Florida

Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced last week that 12 previously deported aliens have been indicted separately by a federal grand jury for illegal reentry into the United States. U.S. Attorney Keefe said: “Enforcing immigration laws is a priority of the Department of Justice, along with protecting all members […]

Leon’s 2018 Job Growth Ranks 29th Among Florida’s 67 Counties

Leon’s 2018 Job Growth Ranks 29th Among Florida’s 67 Counties

Recently released job numbers show that the average employment in Leon County for 2018 was 146,651. This level of employment is 1.95% above the average employment of 143,506 reported in 2017. Reports also show that Leon County’s average unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.3%. This is 10th lowest unemployment rate when compared to Florida’s 67 […]

“We are in a Procedural Quagmire”

“We are in a Procedural Quagmire”

The Chairman of the Tallahassee Independent Ethics Board, Richard Herring, opened the February 19th Board meeting by saying “we are in a procedural quagmire.” Mr. Herring was referring to the fact that he had recently learned that current Board member, Lee Bushong, was not a resident of the City of Tallahassee, and therefore, his appointment […]

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