Posted: 01/13/2011 - The Florida League of Cities this morning presented Gov. Rick Scott with the attached report from its Keys to the Cities Task Force entitled The Keys to a New Era of State and City Partnership.
Posted: 01/13/2011 - FDOT Awards Grant to Pepper Institute to Create Aging Road User Strategic Plan.
Posted: 01/13/2011 - Currently, Elder Care Services is receiving an average of 5 calls a day from seniors who can not afford to pay their utility bills or fill up their tanks. In some cases, they are just showing up at our office to plead their case, hoping there are funds available.
Posted: 01/13/2011 - Janet Nelson is a licensed clinical social worker who provides mental health services to Tallahassee Community College students through TCC’s Division of Student Affairs.
Posted: 01/13/2011 - On Monday, January 17, 2011, beginning at 9:30AM, the Tallahassee Police Department will limit vehicle traffic along West Tennessee Street and Adams Street.
Posted: 01/13/2011 - Florida’s deepening budget hole – now put at $3.6 billion – could jeopardize Gov. Rick Scott’s signature campaign pledge to eliminate the state’s corporate income tax and cut property levies, leading senators said Wednesday, Jan. 12.
Posted: 01/13/2011 - State officials are desperately trying to figure out how to keep a program that pays for AIDS drugs going until new federal money comes down in April, caught up in a nationwide problem caused in part by a down economy.
Posted: 01/13/2011 - State spending on health care and social services has grown too much over the past three decades at the expense of other parts of the budget, the chairman of the Senate committee in charge of the Health and Human Services budget said.
Posted: 01/13/2011 - Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will help lead a Republican group's efforts to improve the party's outreach to Hispanic voters in preparation for the 2012 presidential election.
Posted: 01/13/2011 - Despite recent calls for the new governor to put the brakes on high speed rail, Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos said Jan. 12, the project should roll ahead if private investors can come up with the remaining $280 million needed to fund the $2.6 billion system.
Posted: 01/13/2011 - Saying the upcoming battle over the state’s pension fund will be based on facts not emotion, a key senator said Tuesday, Jan 11, it will be at least a month before a reform package is available for debate.
Updated: 01/13/2011 - It's been one year since a monstrous earthquake shook Haiti and killed hundreds of thousands of people. And 365 days later, the island nation is still in ruins.
Posted: 01/12/2011 - The Florida Senate's Democratic leader says Gov. Rick Scott's 90-day freeze on state contracts is delaying job-creation.
Posted: 01/12/2011 - The City of Tallahassee's administrative offices will be closed for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday on Monday, Jan. 17.
Posted: 01/12/2011 - Leon County Public Works announces a temporary closure of Edenfield Road at US 90 (Mahan Drive) from 7 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 8, to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011.
Posted: 01/12/2011 - Senate President Mike Haridopolos said Wednesday he is willing to cut Gov. Rick Scott plenty of slack, but acknowledged the week-old administration is standing on some new and possibly shaky ground.
Updated: 01/12/2011 - Two conflicting reports this week paint drastically different pictures of state and local pension funds in Florida. The state system has been ranked one of the best in the nation, but as Mike Vasilinda tells us, employees who don’t make a contribution to the plan may see that changing…soon.
Posted: 01/13/2011 - Comedian and Civil Rights Activist Dick Gregory is a guest speaker at TCC.
Posted: 01/12/2011 - Florida’s state run Citizens Property Insurance is flooded with new customers adding an increased risk to all Floridians. The state run insurer now has 1.3 million customers, up 200-thousand customers from a year ago. As Whitney Ray tells us, lawmakers are looking for ways to convince more insurance companies to take Citizens policies.
Posted: 01/13/2011 - The Franklin County Schools system is moving up... going from a D to a B in just two years!