Will Tallahassee Save Local Businesses?

Will Tallahassee Save Local Businesses?

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Can Tallahassee reward itself a gold medal for the local small business boom claimed by The New Small Business Boom Under the Biden Harris Administration 2021?  Or did Tallahassee earn itself a meager participation ribbon for 2021? While Tallahassee prides itself for promoting initiatives that support local small businesses, Tallahassee has […]

Read 26-Page Andrew Gillum Indictment

Read 26-Page Andrew Gillum Indictment

Former Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum has been indicted on multiple charges connected to campaign contribution fraud before and during his 2018 run for governor of Florida. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Florida unsealed the indictment Wednesday, showing Gillum has 21 counts against him. The indictment alleges that Gillum accepted gifts and […]

Report: Andrew Gillum to be Indicted at 1pm Today

Report: Andrew Gillum to be Indicted at 1pm Today

NBC’s Marc Caputo is reporting that Andrew Gillum surrendered at 10 am today to federal authorities and a Gillum indictment is expected to be unsealed at 1 pm. Caputo reports that the exact charges are unclear and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Florida would neither confirm nor deny details about the […]

Alex Stemle to Run for Leon County School Board

Alex Stemle to Run for Leon County School Board

Alex Stemle has told Tallahassee Reports that he plans to run for the Leon County School Board District 4 seat. The qualifying period for the seat ends on Friday, June 17. Stemle ran against incumbent Dee Dee Rasmussen in 2020 and lost 60.6% to 39.3%. Early this year, Rasmussen resigned due to health reasons. During […]

Leon County Schools Names New Principals

Leon County Schools Names New Principals

In a press release, Leon County Schools announced administration changes at several schools. Listed below are the changes provided to local media outlets. Leon County Schools Names New Principals for 2022-2023 School Year Six schools will begin the 2022-2023 school year with new leadership and one school will transition to new leadership in June. The […]

DeSantis Explains His Response to Disney’s ‘Ridiculous Course of Action’

DeSantis Explains His Response to Disney’s ‘Ridiculous Course of Action’

During a recent interview with David Rubin, Governor DeSantis explained his actions related to Disney’s opposition to the Parental Rights in Education bill. DeSantis told Rubin that early in the 2022 Florida legislative session he became aware that activists would be pushing a false narrative about the Parental Rights in Education legislation around the “Don’t Say Gay” […]

DeSantis Signs School-Safety Changes

DeSantis Signs School-Safety Changes

By Ryan Dailey, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Two weeks after a deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, reignited debates about gun violence and securing schools, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Tuesday that will require mental-health “crisis intervention” training for on-campus officers. The measure also will make other school-safety changes, including giving […]

VIDEO: City Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox Explains Vote on Southside Development, Addresses Urban Sprawl

VIDEO: City Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox Explains Vote on Southside Development, Addresses Urban Sprawl

Provide below is two-minute clip taking from an interview with City Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox related to her vote to move forward with a southside development. TRANSCRIPT Steve Stewart: Explain to our listeners why you voted to go ahead and expand the urban services area so we could build more homes in those areas? DWC: I […]

Lawsuit Costs Drive Up Insurance Costs

Lawsuit abuse is a significant cost driver in Florida’s property insurance market. Bad actors and third-party contractors are turning consumers’ insurance policies into a cash cow for themselves. We are now seeing higher insurance costs and fewer companies that are willing to write new policies or renewing existing ones, leading to less choice in the […]

Tallahasseeans to Remember on Memorial Day

Tallahasseeans to Remember on Memorial Day

The following was submitted by a Tallahassee Reports subscriber: Memorial Day is a national holiday to honor those who died in combat in defense of America and will be observed this year on Monday, May 30th.  There were 116,000 military casualties in World War I, 400,000 in WW 2, 33,000 in Korea, 60,000 in Vietnam and 3,000 […]

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