Pensacola Politics

PS Podcast: Charles Bare and wobbly city hall

March 14, 2015

On Pensacola Speaks on Friday afternoon, Councilman Charles Bare discussed the Pensacola City Council’s decisions on staffing, panhandling, homelessness and the wobbly (my term, not his) condition of Pensacola City Hall operations. He also talked about…


Hayward wins vs. Occupy

March 13, 2015

This press release was issued by city @ 8 p.m.: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2015 Contact: Tamara Fountain, Chief Operations Officer Judge rules in favor of City in Occupy Pensacola lawsuit After more than three…


Manna and Winn Dixie team up

March 13, 2015

MANNA Food Pantries is teaming up with Winn-Dixie for a four week in-store Community Donation Program to raise funds and awareness for the hungry in Northwest Florida. Customers and supporters are encouraged to visit their local…


Lawmakers continue to tinker with education

March 13, 2015

LAWMAKERS CONSIDER AN EARLIER START FOR SCHOOLS By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA In the shadow of the state’s recent standardized-testing problems and proposals to curb the amount of time students spend on exams,…


Lawmakers rake in cash before session opened

March 13, 2015

Florida lawmakers are allowed to raise campaign funds while in session, but several GOP legislators did very well in February before the 2015 session opened. Political committees linked to four powerful Senate Republicans collected nearly $1.7…