Maddox Disputes Burnette Bribery Charge on the Stand

Maddox Disputes Burnette Bribery Charge on the Stand

Former City Commissioner Scott Maddox took the stand today as witness in the J.T. Burnette trial and disputed on one of the main charges against Burnette. The indictment alleged that Burnette arranged the logistics of bribe payments of $10,000 per month to Maddox through Governance, and told the company representatives that Maddox wanted them to […]

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 […]

Florida Government Weekly Roundup

Florida Government Weekly Roundup

By Ryan Dailey, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Saying that he and allies have “embraced the science” of vaccine effectiveness, Gov. Ron DeSantis this week issued directives canceling local coronavirus emergency orders. “That is an anti-science posture, to say that we need all these restrictions, even with mass vaccination,” DeSantis said during a […]

Leon County Monthly COVID Deaths Lowest Since July

Leon County Monthly COVID Deaths Lowest Since July

The latest COVID reports show that there has been 314 deaths attributed to COVID-19 since April 2020. The chart below shows the monthly distribution of the deaths from April 2020 to April 2021. The nine reported deaths in April 2021 are the lowest number of deaths since the six reported deaths in July 2020. The […]

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