Leon County BOCC Schedules Hearing on Ethics Ordinance

Leon County BOCC Schedules Hearing on Ethics Ordinance

At their last meeting, the Leon County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) voted to schedule the first and only public hearing for June 18, 2019, to consider the adoption of an ordinance providing for a Code of Ethics. After conducting meetings and public hearings, the Citizen Charter Review Committee (“CCRC”) recommended amending the Charter to […]

City to Consider StarMetro Changes

City to Consider StarMetro Changes

Today, the Tallahassee City Commission will considers changes to StarMetro operations in an effort to improve timeliness. StarMetro management reports that since bus routes were changed from a centralized “hub-and-spoke” model to a decentralized, grid-like system in 2011, on-time performance has decreased. StarMetro’s bus service is currently on-time 79 percent of all instances, multiple points below the […]

Two Florida Counties Hacked Before 2016 Election

Two Florida Counties Hacked Before 2016 Election

By John Haughey, The Center Square Gov. Ron DeSantis went into Friday’s meeting with the FBI and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security [DHS] hoping to learn – and publicly divulge – which Florida county Special Counsel Robert Mueller was referring to in his report as being breached by Russian agents before the 2016 election. […]

DeSantis Touts Top Higher Ed Ranking

DeSantis Touts Top Higher Ed Ranking

By Ana Ceballos, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday touted Florida’s higher-education system after it was named best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, citing relatively low amounts of debt when students graduate and a “worthwhile education” they receive. “Our colleges and universities have prioritized affordability […]

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