Messer/Ausley Similar Goals, Different Approach

Messer/Ausley Similar Goals, Different Approach

TALLAHASSEE – As they vie to become the Florida House Representative for District 9, it is apparent Republican candidate, Jim Messer, and Democrat candidate, Loranne Ausley, want many of the same things for Leon County and Tallahassee — more money for state workers and teachers, economic development and the protection of our natural resources. The […]

Leon County Leads Large Florida Counties in Poverty

Leon County Leads Large Florida Counties in Poverty

The United States Census Bureau recently released estimates on poverty for 2015. The information reveals that Leon County leads counties in Florida with populations over 100,000 with a poverty rate of 22.3%. In 2015, the poverty threshold for a family with two children was calculated to be $24,036. The official poverty rate in 2015 for […]

Wikileaks Email Shows Gillum Made Early VP List in African American “Food Group”

Wikileaks Email Shows Gillum Made Early VP List in African American “Food Group”

The John Podesta emails posted by Wikileaks show that City of Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum’s name surfaced as a potential vice-presidential candidate for Hillary Clinton. The leaked emails show that John Podesta, the head of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, shared an early list of potential vice-presidential candidates that were divided up in “rough food groups.” […]