Federal judge orders Rick Scott, Cabinet to create new voting rights restoration system for felons by April 26

Florida Gov. Rick Scott vetoed $64 million from the $89 billion state budget that he said included projects that weren’t needed or circumvented the budget process. [Mark Wallheiser | Associated Press] A judge on Tuesday ordered Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet to dismantle Florida’s "fatally flawed" system of arbitrarily restoring voting rights to felons […]

FL man associated with Parkland gunman taken into custody

The home of Jordan Jereb, 22, was the center of a search Wednesday morning. (Source Tallahassee Police Department) TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) – Florida authorities have taken the self-proclaimed leader of the Republic of Florida into custody after serving a search warrant in the Piney Z neighborhood. The Tallahassee Police Department confirmed that the Federal Bureau […]

After Poor Ranking, Tallahassee Focuses On Creating Affordable Housing For Community

Leon County ranks eighth of 67 counties in Florida to have severe housing issues. The city and county are teaming up to address the issue through an affordable housing workgroup. Credit Nick Evans The health rankings survey describes severe housing problems including overcrowded and costly homes. Leon County’s Director of Community and Media Relations Mathieu […]

What Miami-Dade Communities Hard Hit By Everyday Gun Violence Have To Say About Gun Control

King Carter’s family and friends mark the one-year anniversary of the 6-year old’s death with a walk and balloon release at Charles Hadley Park on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church is sandwiched between a police station and a housing project in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood. Dozens of families over the years […]