LCS Board Meeting Briefs June 16, 2021

LCS Board Meeting Briefs June 16, 2021

Listed below are notes from the June 16th Leon County School Board meeting. Superintendent Rocky Hanna recognized Mrs. Pat Phelan of Lawton Chiles High School who has been teaching for over 50 years. She had a long career at Amos P. Godby High School for 30 years, and now at Chiles High for 20 years. […]

Why did Nikki Fried’s PAC Spend $25,000 in May on Legal Services?

Why did Nikki Fried’s PAC Spend $25,000 in May on Legal Services?

Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, who announced her campaign for governor on June 1, released the names of several new campaign hires this week. Among those names was Aria Branch of the D.C.-based Perkins Coie law firm who joined the campaign as a legal adviser. Branch’s bio states she has represented clients before the Federal Election […]

City to Approve $600,000 Grant Application for Disabled Transportation Program

City to Approve $600,000 Grant Application for Disabled Transportation Program

At Wednesday’s meeting, the Tallahassee City Commission is expected to approve the staff’s request to submit the FY 2021-2022 Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged Trip & Equipment Grant application. The grant, as proposed, will provide up to $600,000 in funding for non-sponsored transportation services to disabled citizens traveling within Leon County. What qualifies someone […]

DeSantis Backs Moment of Silence in Schools

DeSantis Backs Moment of Silence in Schools

By Ryan Dailey, The News Service of Tallahassee TALLAHASSEE — Touting the measure as a way of allowing students to “reflect and be able to pray as they see fit,” Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday signed a bill that will require public schools to hold moments of silence at the beginning of each day. DeSantis […]