The power struggle between the Florida Legislature and the state’s local governments continues.
That was obvious during Friday morning’s (2/9) meeting in the Leon County Commission Chambers.
That meeting included, not only county officials, but also representatives from the City of Tallahassee, Florida State University, Tallahassee Community College, Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and several others.
All, including County Commission Chair Nick Maddox, criticized the Legislature for trying to strip local governments of their traditional power to make local decisions.
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