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Escambia Superintendent testifies on school construction bill

February 10, 2016

Escambia School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas testified yesterday before the House Appropriations Committee on HB 837 that would change how public school districts use taxpayer money to fund construction projects, while making it easier for charter schools…

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Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement Project Update

February 9, 2016

The Florida Department of Transportation is awaiting plans from five design-build firms on the $470 million Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement Project from Pensacola to Gulf Breeze. District 3 DOT planners are scheduled to open the designs…

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Florida sees rise in human trafficking cases

February 9, 2016

National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) recently released 2015 data from its hotline. In 2015, 407 cases of human trafficking were reported to the NHTRC from Florida, which is up from the 364 human trafficking cases…