Police Review Board Member Resigns After City Commission Votes to Remove Biro

Police Review Board Member Resigns After City Commission Votes to Remove Biro

Patrick O’Bryant – Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey’s appointment to the Citizens Police Review Board (CPRB) – has resigned from the Board following a 3-2 vote by the Tallahassee City Commission to remove fellow board member, Taylor Biro. In an email – provided below – submitted to Tallahassee Inspector General Dennis Sutton, O’Bryant stated: Following the […]

Major Insurance Issues Teed Up for Special Session

Major Insurance Issues Teed Up for Special Session

By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — With Florida’s property-insurance system in turmoil, state lawmakers could be poised to take major steps to try to stabilize the market during a special legislative session next week. Senate President Kathleen Passidomo, R-Naples, and House Speaker Paul Renner, R-Palm Coast, released a formal session proclamation […]

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Thursday, Dec. 8th

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Thursday, Dec. 8th

Local News During the Tallahassee City Commission meeting on Wednesday, City Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox made a motion to remove Taylor Biro from the Tallahassee Citizens Police Review Board. The motion passed 3-2 with Mayor John Dailey and City Commissioner Curtis Richardson in support. City Commissioner Jack Porter – who previously nominated Biro to the Board […]

Florida Tax Collections Beat October Expectations

Florida Tax Collections Beat October Expectations

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Despite the effects of deadly Hurricane Ian, Florida’s general-revenue tax collections in October came in 4.6 percent higher than projected by state economists. A report issued Tuesday by the Legislature’s Office of Economic & Demographic Research said the state had $3.23 billion in net general […]

November Report: Leon County Residential Construction Permits Continue Downward Trend

November Report: Leon County Residential Construction Permits Continue Downward Trend

According to permit filings recorded through November with Leon County and the City of Tallahassee, the number of single-family new construction permits are trending down. The New SFR Permit Report, provided below, shows the number of November permits is down 33.3% when compared to the number of permits issued one year ago. The value of […]

Leon County’s 2021 Crime Rate Down, Violent Crime Up

Leon County’s 2021 Crime Rate Down, Violent Crime Up

According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the 2021 Leon County crime rate fell by 4.7% when compared to 2020 numbers. Leon County’s 2021 crime rate per 100,000 population was 2,914.3 compared to 3,059.6 in 2020. The FDLE release of the 2021 Uniform Crime Report numbers show that Leon County’s property crime rate was […]

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Wednesday, Dec. 7th

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Wednesday, Dec. 7th

Local News The Tallahassee City Commission will hold a regular meeting at city hall today at 3 pm. The issue related to the Citizens Police Review Board is expected to draw a number of public speakers. Leon County Schools announced they are implementing new safety procedures in middle and high schools beginning January 1. Superintendent […]

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Tuesday, Dec. 6th

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Tuesday, Dec. 6th

Local News Chairman of the Tallahassee Citizens Police Review Board (CPRB), Edward Gaines, emailed a press release stating the board unanimously supports Taylor Biro remaining on the board. Biro became the subject of controversy after she was in possession of an “Abolish Police” sticker on her coffee mug during a CPRB board meeting. Florida PBA […]

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Monday, Dec. 5th

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Monday, Dec. 5th

Local News BREAKING: The Chairman of the Tallahassee Citizens Police Review Board has issued a press release stating that the full membership of the board supports Taylor Biro remaining on the board. Get the details. The Leon County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man in connection to a dead person being found. LCSO responded to the […]

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