Law and public safety

Local Firefighters Want Gainesville’s Mayor to Resign

Local Firefighters want Gainesville's Mayor to Resign

Gainesville Professional Firefighters voted no-confidence in Mayor Lauren Poe during a meeting on September 17. On Monday, Nick Gonzalez, President of the Firefighter Union Local 2157 released a statement requesting Mayor Poe’s resignation. This comes after the City of Gainesville’s new vaccine mandate for all government employees. In an email …

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E-Scooters Raise Traffic Safety Concerns

UF's electronic scooters.

Students and fans are back in the swamp. They are not the only ones that have returned to Gainesville. Traffic is back as well. In an effort to ease transportation, the city of Gainesville and the University of Florida are offering anyone age 18 years or older the opportunity to …

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