A Leon County judge says proposed changes to Tallahassee’s government-ethics rules can appear on the November ballot. But the amendment still faces a final hurdle before voters can consider it.
Chief Circuit Judge Charles Francis disagreed with Tallahassee City Attorney Lew Shelley that the ballot title and summary are “misleading” and “inflammatory.” Shelley had argued use of the word “anti-corruption” appeals to emotions and implies there’s corruption to root out.
Football in Tallahassee isn’t just a popular sport, it’s woven into the city’s culture. The season begins Saturday, Aug. 30, but it’s not just football players scrambling to prepare. Florida State University’s marching band, The Marching Chiefs, are working hard to get ready for the game day as well.
People in the Tallahassee area now have another transportation option. The controversial ride-share service uberX began offering rides this morning.
Tallahassee and Gainesville are the latest Florida cities where people are now using the Uber smartphone app to book rides. The two are part of Uber’s simultaneous rollout Thursday in 22 college towns nationwide.
Uber Florida General Manager Matt Gore says the company has ways of knowing where it’ll likely be successful.