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Tallahassee Commissioner Gil Ziffer talks home-rule, FBI investigation

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Gil Ziffer is the newly elected 2017-2018 president of the Florida League of Cities, the organization that represents more 400 municipalities in the state. Ziffer, 60, has served on the Tallahassee City Commission since 2009 and is seeking re-election next year.

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Tallahassee seeks to end ‘roam towing,’ OKs overnight towing bans

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Tallahassee city officials are considering overnight towing bans, targeting tow trucks drivers praying on bar-goers who leave cars behind when they are too drunk to drive. According to WTSP, the push to prevent so-called “roam towing” is an idea gaining support in Florida’s Capitol. After a 10Investigates series examining the benefits of overnight towing bans in the Tampa Bay region, the Tallahassee City Commission unanimously enacted similar consumer protections. Tallahassee will now allow bar and restaurant customers to leave vehicles…

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Florida still has more than 18,000 customers without power

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Florida still has more than 18,000 customers without electricity more than four days after Hurricane Hermine slammed into the state. State officials said Tuesday that more than 16,000 of those customers reside in Leon County, which is home to the state capital. The grinding pace of the recovery has caused a dustup between Gov. Rick Scott and Tallahassee officials. Scott has demanded that restoration efforts speed up, while Tallahassee officials have said Scott’s criticism is not helping state and local…

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