PBA, Firefighters Release Local Candidate Endorsements

PBA, Firefighters Release Local Candidate Endorsements

The Big Bend Chapter of the Police Benevolent Association and the Tallahassee Professional Firefighters IAFF L-2339 released endorsements for select local offices. The Big Bend PBA made the following endorsements: -Elaine Bryant for Tallahassee City Commission Seat 1 -Curtis Richardson for Tallahassee City Commission Seat 2 -Brian Welch for Leon County Commission District 4 -Jeff […]

By the Numbers: Leon County Causes of Death

By the Numbers: Leon County Causes of Death

According to the Florida Health Department, in 2018 there were 1,938 deaths in Leon County. This averages out to approximately 161 deaths per month. The chart below lists the top causes of death in Leon County. The report indicates: Heart disease (20.4%) and cancer (19.9%) accounts for 40% of the total deaths in 2018. Suicide […]

DeSantis Signs Budget, Vetoes $1 Billion

DeSantis Signs Budget, Vetoes $1 Billion

By Jim Turner, Ana Ceballos, Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday slashed $1 billion before signing a $92.2 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year, as he tries to keep lawmakers from having to come back to Tallahassee ahead of the November elections to address revenue shortfalls […]