Tag: Takeaways from Tallahassee

Staff ReportsJune 2, 2018

There’s no catch: Floridians and tourists without fishing licenses can bait the Sunshine State’s salt waters today and tomorrow, allowing novice to expert anglers to grab their poles and try their luck without the usual cost. For folks in Tallahassee, that could mean a few free casts into waters near the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge […]

Staff ReportsMay 12, 2018

On hypocrisy and Parkland reforms The 2018 Legislative Session is behind them, but Florida Democrats aren’t relenting in opposing a plan to arm non-teacher personnel in schools. As school districts statewide determine whether to implement the optional Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program, the Democrats are using the opportunity to dish out arguments critical of their […]

Staff ReportsMay 5, 2018

Florida State University President John Thrasher has a big decision to make: change controversial name recognitions on campus — or leave ‘em be? On Friday a university panel charged with reviewing FSU namings approved a proposal to relocate a statue commemorating Francis Eppes and wipe his association to the building housing the university’s criminology and criminal justice program. Also included: a […]

Staff ReportsApril 28, 2018

When the Leon County School Board — situated in the backyard of a school-choice friendly Capitol — voted unanimously this week to block two charters from setting up shop, it was framed as “sending a message to the state.” Following the rejection of proposed charters Plato Academy and Tallahassee Classical School, Superintendent Rocky Hanna said, “Today is the […]

Peter SchorschApril 7, 2018

Predictions of bad weather are befouling plans for the annual Springtime Tallahassee festivities in the capital. Organizers on Friday canceled the Jubilee in the Park, which usually features arts and crafts booths from hundreds of vendors, and rescheduled the parade for 10 a.m., the Tallahassee Democrat reported late Friday. The National Weather Service was forecasting “showers and […]


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