Politics

Deputy fire chief also sues Pensacola mayor individually

February 24, 2017

Yesterday, former Deputy Fire Chief Joe Glover’s attorney and the attorneys representing the City of Pensacola filed a joint motion to dismiss City Administrator Eric Olson, Chief Human Resources Officer Ed Sisson, Assistant Human Resources Manager…

Politics

Gaetz explains controversial stances

February 23, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo Inweekly U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz admitted that the national media attending his inaugural “Open Gaetz Day” event at Grover T’s BBQ probably wanted to see him on the menu. But in the face…

Pensacola

Schmitt vs. Hayward rises several questions

February 23, 2017

Now that Mayor Ashton Hayward is individually named a defendant in the lawsuit brought by former Fire Chief Matt Schmitt, the City -both Mayor and City Council- will be breaking new ground. Should Ashton Hayward separate…

Business Politics

Florida House takes aim at local regs

February 23, 2017

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Legislation that would bar city and county governments from regulating businesses, unless state laws specifically allowed them to do so, cleared its first House panel Wednesday over objections…

Business

Ingram explains vote

February 22, 2017

State Rep. Clay Ingram explained to Inweekly why he voted for HB 7005, which targets Visit Florida, Enterprise Florida and other business-development agencies. “As chair of the House Appropriations Transportation and Tourism Subcommittee, I have had…

Politics

Bring ID to Open Gaetz Day

February 22, 2017

Press Announcement: Open Gaetz Day Update The Office of Congressman Matt Gaetz is grateful to announce higher than anticipated interest regarding our inaugural Open Gaetz Day, Thursday, February 23, 2017. Our expectations grew from just Milton…

Business

Surprise, Chamber supports economic development and tourism

February 21, 2017

Today, the Greater Pensacola Chamber announced its support for the continued funding of Enterprise Florida, the Small Business Development Center Network and VISIT FLORIDA. “The Greater Pensacola Chamber strongly believes the state must continue to fund…