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Locals concerned about war on media

March 1, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo President Donald Trump and his administration have declared war on the media. This war includes banning major news organizations critical of his presidency from a White House briefing, vowing to skip the White…

Business

Nominations for LeaP sought, deadline Mar. 3

February 28, 2017

The Pensacola Chamber Foundation is accepting nominations for the Leadership Pensacola (LeaP) Class of 2018 through Friday, Mar. 3. Self- nominations are accepted. LeaP, a program of the Pensacola Chamber Foundation, aims to develop community-minded leaders…

Business

Is Trump hurting FL tourism

February 28, 2017

The travel site Kayak reports Brits are falling out of love with the USA in a major way. Searches for flights to key US destinations have fallen off a cliff when it comes to summer holidays…

Business

Great Northwest Florida announces strategies

February 27, 2017

Florida’s Great Northwest held its Regional Economic Transformation Implementation launch this morning and released its report on a unified vision for future economic development in the Panhandle: “Northwest Florida Forward: A Regional Strategy for Economic Transformation.”…

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…

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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…

Business

Free beach trolley service returns next month

February 20, 2017

The Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA) will once again launch their free, open-air trolley service along Pensacola Beach on March 3 and run it through October 1, 2017. The 2017 trolley schedule is as follows: March…