Sarah Mueller


Sarah Mueller is the first recipient of the WFSU Media Capitol Reporting Fellowship. She’ll be covering the 2017 Florida legislative session and recently earned her master’s degree in Public Affairs Reporting at the University of Illinois Springfield. Sarah was part of the Illinois Statehouse press corps as an intern for NPR Illinois in 2016. When not working, she enjoys playing her yellow lab, watching documentaries and reading memoirs.

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Tallahassee children living in public housing will see toys and bikes under the tree this Christmas.

Outgoing PSC Commissioner Lisa Edgar.
Public Service Commission website

Some Florida park lovers said they were surprised outgoing public service commissioner Lisa Edgar will replace Donald Forgione as the new state parks director. But Bob Ballard, former deputy secretary of land and recreation at the Department for Environmental Protection, said she’s a great choice.


Tallahassee Salvation Army donations are down 25 percent this year compared to last year. Its annual Red Kettle fundraising campaign funds its programs for low-income residents and disaster relief.

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Florida transportation officials are alerting residents emails asking for traffic violation payments are a scam.

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Groups of protestors swarmed in front of the Florida State Senate chamber Monday, calling for the state’s 29 electors to flip their vote from President-elect Donald Trump. But as expected, electors stayed the course.

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The battle over the next U.S. president took to the Tallahassee streets Saturday. A group of protestors at the state capitol called on Florida’s 29 electors not to vote for President-elect Donald Trump ahead of today’s vote.

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U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson discussed the controversy over last month's election and the next administration.

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Two North Florida lawmakers met with Wakulla County residents Thursday to hear their concerns ahead of the upcoming legislative session.


Having private insurance companies manage Florida’s Medicaid services instead of the state has been successful, said the Agency for Health Care Administration. But long-term care providers and advocacy groups disagree and they outlined problems to Florida senators on Wednesday.

Tallahassee police car
Urban Tallahassee

The Tallahassee Police Department has recovered several allegedly stolen valuable, including firearms, credit cards and electronics. Officers said they’re tracking down the owners and hope to reunite them with their belongings.

Leon County Schools

Leon County School Superintendent Rocky Hanna said district positions for people currently under contract are secure for now. But those contracts end in June and Hanna says he plans to make some cuts. But, the details are currently unclear.