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Tallahassee (Leon, Florida)

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  • Seminole judge makes Facebook post criticizing candidate running against her husband

    Seminole judge makes Facebook post criticizing candidate running against her husband
    Facebook has already gotten one Seminole County judge in hot water. Now it's at the center of another dispute, this time with a different Sanford judge, one just fined $25,000 for unethical behavior. Seminole County Judge Debra Krause last week urged...
  • 3rd Florida judge rules gay marriage ban unconstitutional

    MIAMI A third South Florida judge in 18 days has declared Florida's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, ruling the 2008 state amendment a violation of same-sex couples' due process and equal protection "The ruling itself is unambiguous and so is the...
  • Florida teachers union to announce legal action on voucher bill

    Florida teachers union to announce legal action on voucher bill
    The Florida Education Association will announce Wednesday legal action it plans over passage of a multi-pronged bill that expanded the state's largest school voucher program. A spokesman for the teachers union would not provide more specifics today except...
  • Florida A&M eyes presence in Lake, Sumter counties

    Florida A&M eyes presence in Lake, Sumter counties
    LEESBURG — City and school-district officials were thrilled when a Florida A&M University official wrote a letter to Superintendent Susan Moxley saying the Tallahassee school was "enthusiastic" about developing a presence at the former Dabney...
  • Redistricting challenge, Vietnam War, and Otis: Letters

    Redistricting challenge Florida's Republican Legislature created clearly illegal congressional districts and then moaned that fixing them would delay the upcoming election and cause all sorts of turmoil. Thus, lawmakers got what they wanted in the first...
  • Dial back energy-savings goals?: Front Burner

    Sparks flew in Tallahassee this week as representatives of electric utilities and conservation advocates faced off over the future of the state's energy-savings requirements for power companies. Utilities in Florida must charge a fee on power bills of...
  • Mayo: All Aboard, Florida? Not really; train gets more foes

    Another day, another opposition group to the All Aboard Florida rail project? I've been writing about some of the organized groups that have formed to thwart the Miami-to-Orlando train service planned for the FEC rail tracks that runs along the dense...
  • The Politics of Beer

    The Politics of Beer
    TALLAHASSEE – For his Blondes, Reds, or Brown Ales to make it to a pub near you, John Cheek has to pay a middle man to tap into Florida’s growing thirst for craft beer. The founder of Orlando Brewing Co. pays a distributor to pick up his...
  • Supreme Court suspends Broward Judge Gisele Pollack

    Supreme Court suspends Broward Judge Gisele Pollack
    Broward County Judge Gisele Pollack was suspended by the state Supreme Court on Friday, after an investigative panel's recommendation to the court that found Pollack had allegedly violated the code of judicial conduct during her struggles with alcoholism....
  • Vana criticizes Florida lawmakers who 'wet themselves' over NRA

    Vana criticizes Florida lawmakers who 'wet themselves' over NRA
    Frustration over continued mass shootings prompted Palm Beach County Commissioner Shelley Vana Tuesday to take aim at the National Rifle Association and its opposition to Florida gun control measures. She criticized Florida lawmakers for this year...
  • Redistricting trial wraps up with no decision for weeks

    Redistricting trial wraps up with no decision for weeks
    TALLAHASSEE – The two-week trial over Florida's new rules of the road for drawing political boundaries concluded Wednesday¬†with the fate of the first-of-their-kind “non-political” congressional maps in the hands of a Tallahassee judge....
  • House passes stadium-subsidy bill which would aid Orlando, Miami MLS dreams

    House passes stadium-subsidy bill which would aid Orlando, Miami MLS dreams
    TALLAHASSEE – The Florida House on Friday passed a plan to force future sports stadium projects to jockey against each other when they come to the Legislature seeking taxpayer subsidies. The bill, HB 7095, has immediate ramifications for $600...