Tallahassee Events Beginning May 5

Tallahassee Events Beginning May 5

Trivia NightDate: Thursday, May 5, 2022, begins @ 7:00 p.m.Where: World of Beer Tallahassee, 830 E Lafayette St. Cost: No CoverWhat you’ll get: Enjoy cold brews and good food while you show off your plethora of useful knowledge, impressing all your friends. Wine TastingDate: Thursday, May 5, 2022, begins @ 5:30 p.m.Where: Goodwood Museum, 1600 […]

Annual Airport Passenger Traffic Up 4.1% in March

Annual Airport Passenger Traffic Up 4.1% in March

The latest information from the Tallahassee International Airport shows that March 2022 passenger traffic was 70,710. This is 3.2% or 2,345 passengers below the pre-COVID passenger traffic (73,055) reported in March 2019. March traffic increased 70.4% when compared to traffic one year ago. The number of passengers was up from the 41,506 reported during March […]

Fried Campaign Consultant Acknowledges Overwhelming Republican Electoral Advantage

Fried Campaign Consultant Acknowledges Overwhelming Republican Electoral Advantage

Kevin Cate, the campaign consultant for Florida gubernatorial candidate Nikki Fried, recently noted the Republican electoral advantage facing Democrats running for statewide office. Cate previously worked on the 2014 Charlie Crist campaign and the 2018 Andrew Gillum campaign for Florida governor. In a series of tweets, Cate provided his “perspective on the Florida Democratic primary […]

Tallahassee: A Week of Gun Violence, Two Deaths

Tallahassee: A Week of Gun Violence, Two Deaths

The Tallahassee Police Department (TPD) and Leon County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) have investigated a series of incidents involving firearms in the past seven days. As a result, seven reported shootings resulted in several injuries and two deaths. Three of the shootings occurred within a span of two hours on Sunday, April 24th, 2022. The first […]

Dr. Jackson Pushes for Lobbying Regulations Related to Criminal Activity

Dr. Jackson Pushes for Lobbying Regulations Related to Criminal Activity

Dr. Erwin Jackson spoke at the most recent Tallahassee City Commission meeting on the need for more stringent lobbyist regulations. Dr. Jackson urged the city commission to adopt rules that would limit the lobbying activities of individuals who have been convicted of, or have participated in, criminal activity. Dr. Jackson said, “Individuals with a criminal […]

DeSantis Vetoes Controversial Rooftop Solar Bill

DeSantis Vetoes Controversial Rooftop Solar Bill

By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — In a win for the rooftop-solar industry and environmental groups, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday vetoed a controversial bill that would have made major changes in rules for rooftop-solar energy. The bill (HB 741) dealt with a somewhat-wonky issue known as “net metering.” But it […]

DeSantis Sets May Session on Property Insurance

DeSantis Sets May Session on Property Insurance

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers will return to the Capitol the week of May 23 to address problems in the property-insurance system that have led to homeowners losing coverage and facing soaring premiums. Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday called a special session from May 23 to May 27 […]